Desert Fathers: It was revealed to Abba Anthony in his desert that there was one in the city who was his equal. . . .

Icon of St. Anthony the GreatIt was revealed to Abba Anthony in his desert that there was one in the city who was his equal. He was a doctor by profession, and whatever he had beyond his needs he gave to the poor and every day he sang the Sanctus with the angels.

Source: Sr. Benedicta Ward, The Sayings of the Desert Fathers, (Kalamazoo, Michigan: Cistercian Publications, 1975)

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