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* [http://www.stmarycoptorthodox.org/deir_anba_magar.htm Deir Abu Maqar - page at the Web site of St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada]
* [http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/magar.htm The Monastery of St. Macarius (Deir Abu Magar) - by Jimmy Dunn]
* ''Coptic Monasticism in the Time of St. Macarius'' - by Fr. Matta el-Meskeen, Abbot of St. Macarius the Great Monastery at Scetis. Published in 1972 (880 pp.)
*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsLife.asp?FSID=100226 Venerable Macarius the Great of Egypt] from [[OCA]] web site.