Reflections on Monastasicm

“If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give it to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come follow Me” (Mt.19:21) Upon hearing this verse in… Continue reading

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St Ita, Hermitess of Killeady – Commemorated Jan 15

Saint Ita, “the Foster Mother of the Irish Saints,” was born in the fifth century. She, like many of the Irish saints, was of the nobility. Her parents were devout Christians who lived… Continue reading

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Virgin Martyr Tatiana – Commemorated January 12

The Holy Virgin Martyr Tatiana was born into an illustrious Roman family, and her father was elected consul three times. He was secretly a Christian and raised his daughter to be devoted to… Continue reading

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A Wife’s Role

“If God had made man capable in both areas, it would have been easy for men to despise womankind. If, on the other hand, God had assigned the greater and more important matters… Continue reading

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Theophany Reflection

“Today the Uncreated One accepteth of His own will the laying on of hands by His own creation.” This verse from the prayers of the great blessing of the waters impacted me greatly… Continue reading

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St. Genevieve of Paris – January 3

Saint Genevieve was born of wealthy parents in Gaul (modern France) in the village of Nanterre, near Paris, around 422. Her father’s name was Severus, and her mother was called Gerontia. According to… Continue reading

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Reflections on Proverbs 31

Proverbs 31:10-31 10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. 11 Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. 12 She… Continue reading

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