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Anthony of Egypt (Fra Angelico, St. Anthony Abbot Tempted by a Lump of Gold, c. 1436, tempera on panel, 7.87” x 11.02”, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)

Anthony of Egypt

“Recognised as the legendary pioneer of the desert Abbas (Fathers) and Ammas (Mothers), Anthony’s individual qualities and fervent humility enabled the desert movement to shift the patterns of Christian discipleship,” says The Rev’d Jamee Callard on Anthony of Egypt, while also inviting us to join her new Holy Hermits Online community in a nourishing ABM Lenten study


Learning from trees…

“…if we were to imagine our Diocese, or national Church, as a forest…what kind of forest would we imagine ourselves to be? Would there be many kinds of trees offering different flowers and fruit – or the monoculture of a single tree species?” asks Bishop Cam Venables