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“As it happens with wine inside a barrel which, when the vineyard blooms in the field, senses it and the wine itself blossoms together with it, so it is with the souls of sinners. They receive some relief from the Bloodless Sacrifice offered for them and from charity. So, when we offer Divine Liturgies and charitable deeds in the name of those who have departed, their souls rejoice if they were righteous and receive some relief if they were wicked." -Anba Athanasius the Apostolic (c. 295-373)
Your Word From The Wise is a Christmas letter from Anba Antonios Naguib - December 25, 2010:
An article about Anba Antonios Naguib by the Roman Catholic diocese of Omaha, NE can be read here.