She was the daughter of Saint Basil the Elder and Saint Emmelia and the sister of Saint Basil the Great, Saint Peter of Sebaste and Saint Gregory of Nyssa. She is called “the Younger” to distinguish her from her grandmother, Saint Macrina the Elder.
Saint Macrina the Younger (379)
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“He was a great friend of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and of Saint Norbert. He made many prophecies and worked many miracles.” https://t.co/Wp1o50nzVt18 hours ago 1 16
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“After a somewhat worldly life, he was struck down one day by lightning while riding on a horse. He cried out to God, like Saint Paul, “Lord, what wilt Thou have me do?” He heard a voice from Heaven saying to him, “Turn from evil unto good.” https://t.co/WEkF7WBavp2 days ago 6 24
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“It was he who baptized the eunuch of Queen Candace, of Ethiopia, to let us know how much God values every soul of good will, no matter how socially low or useless he may be according to the standards of the world.” https://t.co/Kr04CWQsFk2 days ago 7 16
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“At seventy-five, he set out with fifty-two companions to finish his work in the conversion of Friesland. Saint Boniface and all his companions were martyred there by the pagans. Saint Boniface was killed while he was putting on his vestments to say Mass.” https://t.co/XSUO0cvAMq3 days ago 0 9