Tag Archives: St. Gregory

Why Would Anyone Eat Locusts and Wild Honey?

Wearing a camel-hair garment and a leather belt is one thing but eating locusts and wild honey is another! I don’t suppose John the Baptist was wearing the camel hair garment that I am familiar with – although I think … Continue reading

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“’Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.”: Why we are Tempted

Saint Luke begins the story about Our Lord’s temptation in the desert saying, [1] And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the desert, [2] For the space of forty days; and … Continue reading

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