St Platonida (Platonis) of Nisibis – April 6

Saint Platonida was at first a deaconess, but afterwards withdrew into the Nisibis desert, where she organized a women’s monastery.

The Rule of her monastery was distinguished for its strictness. The sisters partook of food only once a day. When they were not praying, they spent their time in monastic labors and various obediences. Read more… Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

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