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Family life Fast Facts Faith "The life of St. Macrina"
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How many siblings did St. Macrina have?
10
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When and where was St. Macrina born?
324 AD in Kayseri, Turkey
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T/F: she was a nun
True
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Who wrote the book?
Her brother, St. Gregory
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What happened to St. Macrina’s grandparents?
They were persecuted.
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T/F?: she wasn't born into a wealthy family?
False
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T/F: St Macrina wasn’t a devoted Christian before the death of her father
False
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T/F the book claims she performed miracles
True
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T/F?: She was buried in the same grave as her parents.
True
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When is her feast day?
July 19th
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What book of the bible did she recite multiple times during the day?
The psalms
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What was the miracle?
Cured a little girls eye disease
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How many of her brothers became famous bishops?
3
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T/F?: St Macrina educated all of her siblings
True
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What year was she canonized?
379 AD
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What was she described as by the people that knew her?
"The Great Macrina/The holy one"
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What are the names of her 3 famous brothers?
St. Basil of Caesarea
St. Gregory of Nyssa
St. Peter of Sebaste
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What churches is she a prominent saint of?
Roman Catholic
Eastern Catholic
Eastern Orthodox
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What religious way of life did she help establish?
Monasticism
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What were the two main topics in the book?
Her virginity
Severe self asceticism






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