Monday, April 23, 2018 UTC

JAN 16 & 17: COMMEMORATION OF ANTHONY THE GREAT VENERABLE

 JAN 16: DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM; JAN 17: DIVINE LITURGY – CANCELLED.

Saint Anthony was a Christian monk from Egypt and is revered as a saint. He is also known as  Anthony the GreatAnthony of Egypt, and  Anthony of the Desert. Most importantly, he is also known as the Father of All Monks. He was the first to go into the wilderness (about ad 270), which contributed to his renown.  Accounts note that Anthony endured supernatural temptation during his time in the desert of Egypt. His feast day is celebrated on January 17th.

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