Tag: Macarius The Great

Desert Fathers / by Featured Article -

A Monk Under Attack

When Abba Macarius dwelt in the great desert, he was the only one living as an anchorite, but lower down there was another desert where several brothers dwelt. The old…

Biblical / by One of the Youth -

St. Macarius The Great

Saint Macarius (which means blessed) the Great was born in the year 295, in a village named Shabsheer, to pious Christian parents; Abraham, who was a priest, and Sarah. Before…