Saint Macrina the Younger (Celebrated on July 19th)

Saint Macrina the Younger Celebrated on July 19th Saint Macrina the Younger was the granddaughter of Saint Macrina the Elder, and sister of St Basil the Great. Born in 327, she was the eldest of ten children. Macrina grew into a very beautiful woman, with many men asking for her hand in marriage. When she came of age, she was betrothed to a good man. However God took him before they were married, and Macrina then dedicated the rest of her life to Christ as a virgin. Macrina showed her love for Christ firstly through her unyielding service to her [...]