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St. Anthony the Abbot Comments

Two Greek philosophers ventured out into the Egyptian desert to the mountain where Anthony lived. When they got there, Anthony asked them why they had come to talk to such a foolish man? He had reason to say that -- they saw before them a man who wore a skin, who refused to bathe, who lived on bread and water. They were Greek, the world's most admired civilization, and Anthony was Egyptian, a member of a conquered nation. They were philosophers, ... Continue Reading

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  1. michael
    4 years ago

    this was very interesting

  2. Iam blessed
    4 years ago

    I find it very interesting to read the life of the saints. But I have one question to ask. Am curious and want to know the reason why in Italy during the feast day of St. Anthony Abbot (Jan 17), the priests distribute blessed bread to the people who attend the mass on jan 17.

  3. Mauro Avila
    5 years ago

    Powerful and people need this type of insight


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