The deserts of Egypt fostered two foundational types of monasticism.
Three years after the killing of 21 Egyptian Copts, the church was dedicated in presence of their families.
They have much to teach us about leading a virtuous life.
These holy women show us what to do in difficult situations.
Their sayings provide countless little lessons that are extremely profound and challenging.
He went into the desert escaping persecution, but ended up loving it there.
These women from ancient Egypt continue to inspire us.
Start your year with a healthy dose of the Desert Fathers.
Jesus likely took his first steps not in Bethlehem or Nazareth, but in Egypt.
They were experts at prayer and taught others their unique spiritual insights.