Prayerful Storytelling

Listen to stories told by Robert Béla Wilhelm, based on Lectionary images every Sunday for the next 3 Years

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Coptic Martyrs of Palm Sunday

Mary of Egypt

This Sunday is the feast (in the Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches) of a most stunning figure in the history of spirituality, Mary of Egypt. I have retold the story here, set in the midst of the strife in the Middle East today, drawing on an tale told by Fyodor Dostoeyvsky in his epic novel, Crime and Punishment. The story is about ancient Egypt and the modern World. Listen here:

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