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5 Sayings from the Desert Fathers that challenge us to be better Christians

Their sayings provide countless little lessons that are extremely profound and challenging.

Who was the first Christian hermit?

He went into the desert escaping persecution, but ended up loving it there.

5 Sayings from the Desert Mothers to help revive your spiritual life

These women from ancient Egypt continue to inspire us.

5 Sayings from the Desert Fathers to start off the New Year right

Start your year with a healthy dose of the Desert Fathers.

Where did the Holy Family live in Egypt?

Jesus likely took his first steps not in Bethlehem or Nazareth, but in Egypt.

5 Sayings from the Desert Fathers on how to pray

They were experts at prayer and taught others their unique spiritual insights.

When Christians defended their Muslim brothers

Photo of the Day: December 16, 2017

5 More sayings from the Desert Mothers to give your day a spiritual boost

The wisdom of these holy women has inspired many throughout the centuries.

5 Sayings from the Desert Fathers to start your week off right

These 4th-century monks have much to teach us today.

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