Dispatch From the Desert:  February 17th thru 23rd


African Saints (from the Prolouge of Orhid)

  • Uncovering the relics of Menas the Most Eloquent Martyr of Alexandria (Feb. 17)
  • Bessarion the Great (Feb. 20), wonderworker of Egypt. Died in 466
  • Abilius (Feb. 22), Bishop of Alexandria. Died in 98.
baptism ethiopian
The Baptism of Our Lord

A Word From the Fathers & Mothers

“To throw yourself before God, not to measure your progress, to leave behind self will; these are the instruments of the work of the soul”

Abba Poemen

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