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Did hermits receive the Eucharist regularly?

Simple question. Does anyone know whether hermits such as St. Anthony of the Desert, St. Simeon Stylites, etc. attended Mass on Sundays? I am interested in both examples of those who did and those who ...
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What is the source of Pascal's quotation on staying home peacefully?

Pascal wrote in Pensées S168/L136: all of man's unhappiness arises from one thing alone, that he does not know how to remain at rest in a room. A man that has enough to live, if he knew how to remain ...
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