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St. Anthony the Great (Feast Day - January 17)

Verses

Having the stature of heaven and intelligent beings,
You are the leader of ascetics Anthony.
On the seventeenth Anthony thereupon was lifted up.

Synaxarion of Saint Anthony the Great

Saint Anthony the Great of Egypt

Saint Anthony the Great as a Model for our Lives

The 38 Beneficial Sayings of Saint Anthony the Great

The Seven Great Letters of Saint Anthony the Great (Letter 1)

The Seven Great Letters of Saint Anthony the Great (Letter 2)

The Seven Great Letters of Saint Anthony the Great (Letter 3)

The Seven Great Letters of Saint Anthony the Great (Letter 4)

The Seven Great Letters of Saint Anthony the Great (Letter 5)

The Seven Great Letters of Saint Anthony the Great (Letter 6)

The Seven Great Letters of Saint Anthony the Great (Letter 7)

"On the Character of Men and On the Virtuous Life": 170 Texts (St. Anthony the Great)

Anthony the Great, the Philosopher of the Desert  

Demonology in the Life of Saint Anthony the Great    

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Constructing an ascetic gymnastic school on earth, 
Venerable Anthony, you blunted all the assaults 
of the passions with the stream of your tears. 
Your godly way of life was acknowledged for all 
as a ladder leading up to heaven; 
for by it you displayed the fruits of true piety
and through them you heal the diseases of the passions 
of those who cry to you with faith: 
Rejoice, radiant golden star of the East, 
torchbearer and shepherd of Monastics! 
Rejoice, fairest offspring of the desert, 
and unshakable bulwark of the Church! 
Rejoice, great guide of those who have gone astray! 
Rejoice, our boast, and bright glory of the inhabited world! 
(Great Vespers, Sticheron, Tone 2, by St. Theodore the Studite)


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