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  • Anthony of Egypt

    St Anthony (251-356) was born into a wealthy landowner family in Coma, Egypt. He is known by numerous titles including, the Father of all Monks, Anthony the Great, Anthony of Egypt, Anthony the Abbot, Anthony of the Desert, Anthony the Anchorite and Anthony of Thebes. He is said to have lived until he was 105yrs. At the age…

  • 17th January: St Anthony of Egypt

    Featured Saint: St Anthony of Egypt (251-356) St Anthony is said to have lived for 105yrs. At the age of 34 he disposed of all his worldly wealth and lived a life of solitude and prayer in the desert. His new home was a small cave, south east of Cairo, Egypt. He is often considered…