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Paragon of REPENTANCE

St. Mary of Egypt celebrated during Lent as one changed by contrition

Posted: April 5, 2014 at 2:41 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/DUSTY HIGGINS

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/DUSTY HIGGINS

Deep into the Lenten journey of repentance, on the fifth Sunday of the season, Orthodox Christians find inspiration in an unlikely saint — Mary of Egypt.

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Religion, Pages 12 on 04/05/2014

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