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Desert Fathers / by admin -

Monastic Belt

As we start to speak of the institutes and rules of monasteries, where could we better begin, with God’s help, than with the very garb of the monks? After having…

Desert Fathers / by Bishop Mettaous -

The Holy Eskeem

The ‘Eskeem’ is a Coptic word which means ‘shape’ it is a string of plaited leather with crosses in equal distances, it surrounds the chest and the back. Two big…

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What Time Is It?

But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers” (1 Peter 4:7) Many visitors who came to the Monastery, would seek him…

Desert Fathers / by Lisa Agaiby -

St. Anthony’s Legacy

“The land of Egypt is fertile, not only for growing fruits that perish, but for people who bear fruit according to God. Yes, other lands bring different kinds of fruit…

/ by Dr. Rodolph Yanney -

Father Yostos Of Saint Anthony

In December 1976 when the monks of St. Antony attended the funeral service for Father Yostos they knew that an angel had departed from their monastery. For more than fifteen…