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Here is the life of Gerontissa Macrina.
She was the Gerontissa of Gerontissa Efpraxia (abbess of St. John the Forerunner in Goldendale, Washington), knew Elder Ephraim (of Arizona) very well, and had a very close spiritual relationship with Elder Joseph the Hesychast.
On the Fifth Sunday of Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous Mother Mary of Egypt. The feast day of Saint Mary of Egypt is April 1, however, she is also commemorated on this Sunday due to her recognition by the Church as a model of repentance. 1,389 more words