“The Desert Fathers were early monastic founders in the deserts of Egypt, fleeing the cities and...Desert Fathers
“An archimandrite (literally, "chief of a sheepfold") is a celibate priest who has been elevated...Archimandrite
“Oeconomus, œconomus or oikonomos (Greek οἰκονόμος, from oiko- 'house' and -nomos 'rule, law...Economos
“Igumen or hegumen is the title for the head of a monastery, similar to abbot. The head of a...Igumen
“Jacob of Serugh (Syriac: ܝܥܩܘܒ ܣܪܘܓܝܐ, Yaʿqûḇ Srûḡāyâ; 451 - November 521), one of the best...Jacob of Serugh
“Our father among the saints Aidan of Lindisfarne, Enlightener of Northumbria (?-651), was the...Aidan of Lindisfarne
“Our venerable and God-bearing Father Maron of Syria (also Maro and Maroun) was a 5th century...Maron of Syria
Pages in category "Monastics"
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