January 17 – Saint Antony, Abbot ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

January 17 – Saint Antony, Abbot The East and West unite, to-day, in honouring St. Antony, the Father of Cenobites. The Monastic Life existed before his time, as we know from in-disputable testimony; but he was the first Abbot, because he was the first to bring Monks under the permanent government of one Superior or … Continue reading January 17 – Saint Antony, Abbot ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger