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Saint of the Day: January 17th - St Antony Patriarch of Monks

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 356. Saint Antony was born at Coma, a village near Heraclea, or Great Heracleopolis, in Upper Egypt, on the borders of Arcadia, or Middle Egypt, in 251. His parents, …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 356.
Saint Antony was born at Coma, a village near Heraclea, or Great Heracleopolis, in Upper Egypt, on the borders of Arcadia, or Middle Egypt, in 251. His parents, who were Christians, and rich, to prevent his being tainted by bad example and vicious conversation, kept him always at home; so that he grew up unacquainted with any branch of human literature, and could read no language but his own. He was remarkable from his childhood for his temperance, a close attendance on church duties, and a punctual obedience to his parents. By their death he found himself possessed of a very considerable estate, and charged with the care of a younger sister, before he was twenty years of age. Near six months after, he heard read in the church those words of Christ to the rich young man: Go sell what thou hast, and give it to the poor and thou shalt have treasures in heaven. He considered these words as addressed to himself; going home, he made over to his …More
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Saints of the Day:

catholicsaints.info/saint-anthony-the-abbot/ (Memorial)
catholicsaints.info/our-lady-of-pontmain/

catholicsaints.info/saint-achillas-of-sketis/
catholicsaints.info/saint-amoes-of-sketis/
catholicsaints.info/saint-anthony-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-beatrix-of-cappenberg/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-enrico-comentina/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-gamelbe…
catholicsaints.info/saint-genitus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-genulfus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-jenaro-sa…
catholicsaints.info/saint-john-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-joseph-of-freising/
catholicsaints.info/saint-julian-sabas-the-elder/
catholicsaints.info/saint-marcellus…

catholicsaints.info/saint-merulus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-mildgytha/
catholicsaints.info/saint-molaise-of-kilmolash/
catholicsaints.info/saint-nennius/
catholicsaints.info/saint-neosnadia/
catholicsaints.info/saint-pior/
catholicsaints.info/saint-richimir/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-rosalina-of-villeneuve/
catholicsaints.info/saint-sulpicius-of-bourges/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-teresio-olivelli/

Martyrs of Langres
catholicsaints.info/saint-eleusippus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-leonilla/
catholicsaints.info/saint-meleusippus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-speusippus/