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May 26, 2022 ~ Pashons 18, 1738

The hope of resurrection is the root of every kind of good work,
for the expectation of reward braces the soul to productive toil.
And whereas every worker is ready to sustain his toil if he can look forward to […]

2022-05-26T09:35:59-04:00

St. Anthony the Great

Any virtue practiced without discernment will turn into a vice

St. Anthony the Great2022-04-24T08:34:41-04:00

St. Ephraim the Syrian

Inside the meek and humble man, the spirit of wisdom rests

St. Ephraim the Syrian2022-01-31T10:10:12-05:00

Then He also said to him who invited Him, “When you give a dinner or a supper, do not ask your friends, your brothers, your relatives, nor rich neighbors, lest they also invite you back, and you be repaid. But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind. And […]

2022-05-27T10:35:36-04:00

Godly, Strong, Influential Women: The Faith of St. Julietta (VIII)

On this day (Epep 15; July 22) of the year 21 of the martyrs (305 AD), the two great saints, Cyriacus and Julietta, his mother, were martyred.
The Martyr Cyriacus is considered the youngest martyr to confess the Lord Christ, after the children of Bethlehem.

St. Cyriacus was born in the city […]

Godly, Strong, Influential Women: The Faith of St. Julietta (VIII)2021-07-22T08:43:49-04:00

Godly, Strong, Influential Women: The Courage of St. Mary of Egypt (VII)

While many people, and maybe especially females, fear being alone,
St. Mary willingly accepted to be alone for the Lord’s sake.

Perhaps that is what makes her dear to the hearts of many.

Mary was born in Alexandria around 345 AD to Christian parents.
At the age […]

Godly, Strong, Influential Women: The Courage of St. Mary of Egypt (VII)2021-06-23T10:48:30-04:00

Godly, Strong, Influential Women: The Wisdom of St. Catherine of Alexandria (VI)

St. Catherine was born to pagan Egyptian parents in the city of Alexandria around the year 288 AD.
They named her Zorothia.
God granted her dazzling beauty and superior intelligence.

She diligently studied philosophy, poetry, music, math, astronomy, and medicine.
From all of her studies, she realized the falsehood and corruption […]

Godly, Strong, Influential Women: The Wisdom of St. Catherine of Alexandria (VI)2021-06-19T06:49:25-04:00