Mary of Egypt

Our Model of Penance, Saint Mary of Egypt BFD001

By John B. Manos / April 7, 2019 / Play in new window | DownloadConfession requires that we make satisfaction for our sins.  This is done by penance.  Penance is a required action of the worthy reception of the Sacrament of Confession.     Says St. Augustine:  “Accuse thyself, and God will excuse thee; excuse thyself and God will accuse thee.” He also says, “Chastise thyself, if thou…

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You should read this: The Life of St. Mary of Egypt

By John B. Manos / March 20, 2013 /

The Story of Saint Mary of Egypt and Father Zosimas is a perennially rich source of grace for lent. Enjoy reading this with your family this week.

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