Saints

St. Anthony of Egypt

Anthony of Egypt went to Mass one day and heard the Gospel; “Go, sell all you have, and give to the poor. Then come, follow me” (Matthew 18:22). Immediately he decided to obey the Gospel. After selling all his goods, he went to the desert to live in silence and prayer.

ca. 251–356
Jan. 17
Self-control

Get Ready for Advent with one of our Lectio Divina Journals

If you are enjoying this free resource, please click here. Your generous gift can provide expanded opportunities for resource development to spread the goodness and truth even farther.

Donate