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St. Macarius of Egypt

Chief of the Apostles, St. Peter

“The Chief, Peter.” (Macarius, De Patientia, n. 3, p. 180 [A.D. 371]).

“Moses was succeeded by Peter, who had committed to his hands the new Church of Christ, and the true priesthood.” (Macarius, Hom. xxvi. n. 23, p. 101).

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