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Desert Fathers, Saint Quotes -

“A brother questioned Abba Arsenius to hear a word of him and the old man said to him, ‘Strive with all your might to bring your interior activity into accord with God, and you will overcome exterior passions.’ ”

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200, Podcast Anniversary, Podcast Milestones -

Can you believe we're about to cross the 200 episode milestone? Yeah, me either! We're making a video to celebrate and we want to hear from you!

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Desert Fathers, Saint Quotes, The Great Fast -

During the Great Fast, we'll feature quotes from the Desert Fathers, written in the book The Sayings of the Desert Fathers - The Alphabetical Collection, translated by Benedicta Ward, SLG. This week's quote features Abba Anthony.

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Clean Monday, The Great Fast -

It's here! Today is Clean Monday which means we've started the Great Fast. No dairy, no meat, no eggs.

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Feast Day, Saints -

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Agatha, martyr. St. Agatha lived in Italy during the reign of Decius.

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