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Catholic Word of the Day: STYLITES, 03-11-13
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 03/11/2013 8:51:00 AM PDT by Salvation
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Pillar saints. They were solitaries who dwelled on the ruins of structures surmounting columns or pillars. In this way they practiced mortification, while also preaching to the people or giving spiritual counsel. The best known were St. Simeon (390-459) of Antioch and St. Daniel (d. 493) of Constantinople.
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And you thought it was going to be about a fashion show? LOL!
posted on 03/11/2013 8:51:00 AM PDT
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posted on 03/11/2013 8:54:48 AM PDT
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I just love the Stylites. “Betcha By Golly, Wow” and “Oh, Girl” are two of my all-time favorites.
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