Most of us have heard of the Desert Fathers, and we probably could even name some of them including St. Anthony the Great. However, did you know that there are also Desert Mothers? Well, there are. Many of them lived in the fourth and fifth centuries of the Church, and they were women who withdrew to the desert to live an ascetical life in order to draw closer to Christ.
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