Dispatch from the Desert: October 26th thru November 1st

African Saints (from the Prologue of Ohrid)

October 28th Terence, Africanus, Maximus, Pompeius, and the 36 (250) Martyrs in Carthage.

October 30 Eutropia, Alexander, Cronion, Julian, Macarius, and 12 Companions (250)  Martyrs in Alexandria.

A Word from the Fathers & Mothers

Honor God in dee, praise Him in word, and unceasingly remember Him in the heart.  Teache the virtues by word, but preach about them by deed.  Abba Isaiah to Amma Theodora, from the Matericon

Let yourself be despised, cast your own will behind your back, and you will be free from care and at peace.  Abba Sisoes, from the Sayings of the Desert Fathers


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