Saint Mary of Egypt Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
Saint Mary, dancer, singer Profile
|Date of Birth||344 AD|
|Country of Birth||Egypt of Africa|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Not Married who became Saints|
|Profession||dancer, singer, Hermitess|
|Place of Work||Jerusalem|
|Date of Death||421 AD|
|Place of Death||Trans Jordan desert, Palestine|
|Feast Day||April 1|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of||1 Penitent women
2 Against sexual temptation
3 Reformed prostitutes
Saint Mary of Egypt Biography
Saint Mary was born in Egypt in 344 AD. This woman was
St. Mary’s life choices led her to lose her family and miserable. Jerusalem was her only hope. She traveled when there was a pilgrimage. Upon seeing the Blessed Virgin Mary, she was in tears and vowed to change her life.
Mary a reformed prostitute traveled back to Egypt and spent the rest of her life a hermitess in the desert.
Maria Aegyptica died in 421 AD and her Feast celebrated on April 1.