She was a beautiful penitent who was converted to a good life in the Catholic Faith at the tomb of Our Lord, in Jerusalem. She then fled into the desert by the Jordan River and spent forty-seven years of her life doing penance. The details of her life were given by Saint Zosimus. It was the reading of her life that caused Saint John Colombini to become a saint.
Saint Mary of Egypt (421)
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