Macrina the Elder, Saint
Macrina the Elder, Saint
Grandmother of SS. Basil the Great, Gregory of Nyssa, and Macrina the Younger

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  • Macrina the Younger, Saint — • Granddaughter of St. Macrina the Elder, and the sister of St. Gregory of Nyssa. She died in 379 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Macrina the Elder — Infobox Saint name= Saint Macrina the Elder birth date= death date= 340 AD feast day= January 14 venerated in= Roman Catholic Church Eastern Catholic Churches imagesize= caption= birth place= death place= titles= beatified date= beatified place=… …   Wikipedia

  • Macrina the Younger — Saint Macrina the Younger (324 379) was born at Caesarea, Cappadocia. Her parents were Basil the Elder and Emmelia, and her grandmother was Saint Macrina the Elder. Among her nine siblings were two of the three Cappadocian Fathers, Basil the… …   Wikipedia

  • Basil the Elder — Saint Basil the Elder raised in Neocaesarea in Pontus. The son of Macrina the Elder, Basil is said to have moved with the family to the shores of the Black Sea during the persecution of Christians under Galerius. He married into the wealthy… …   Wikipedia

  • Macrina — may refer to: *Saint Macrina the Elder *Saint Macrina the Younger *Macrina Salazar e Bragança, Portuguese royal …   Wikipedia

  • Macrina — (c. 328–c. 380)    Saint and Order Founder.    Macrina was born in Cappadocia and she was the elder sister of basil and Gregory of nyssa. She exerted considerable influence on her brothers, particularly on Basil, and she also founded an order of… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Saint Gregory of Nyssa —     St. Gregory of Nyssa     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Gregory of Nyssa     Date of birth unknown; died after 385 or 386. He belongs to the group known as the Cappadocian Fathers , a title which reveals at once his birthplace in Asia Minor… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Chronological list of saints in the 4th century — A list of 4th century saints: Name Birth Birthplace Death Place of death Notes Gatian     301   Bishop of Tours Vitalis and Agricola     301   Zoilus and 19 Companions   …   Wikipedia

  • Symeon the New Theologian — Saint Symeon the New Theologian Born 949 Galatia Died March 12, 1022 Paloukiton …   Wikipedia

  • St. Basil the Great —     St. Basil the Great     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Basil the Great     Bishop of Caesarea, and one of the most distinguished Doctors of the Church. Born probably 329; died 1 January, 379. He ranks after Athanasius as a defender of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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