St. Macrina the Younger: Virgin and Ascetic

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  1. January 2, 2018

    […] beginning his professional career, the upwardly-mobile Basil was criticized by his older sister, Macrina the Younger. She detested his ambition and accused him of being “puffed up beyond measure with the pride […]

  2. January 10, 2018

    […] live a holy life. The son of two saints, Basil and Emmelia, he was educated by his oldest sister, St. Macrina, and his younger brother, St. Basil the Great, which suggests that their parents died when he was […]

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