Mass of Jan. 17: St. Anthony, Abbot

Jan 17 2018 12:10 pm

The Father of community life led the life of a hermit from the age of eighteen, but later he instituted the monastic life in common.  He died at the age of 105 years in A.D. 356.
Proper on pages 1133, 1043.  Common Preface on page 886.