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 »