Saint Basil the Great
Bob and Penny Lord
Published by Bob and Penny Lord at Smashwords
Copyright 2011 Bob and Penny Lord
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Mystic - Archbishop - Defender of the Faith -Doctor of the Church
Saints beget Saints, and there is no truer analogy than that of St. Basil the Great and his family; and (as we will later see), his friends. It has been a pleasure and distinct honor to bring you the story of one of our Church's greatest Saints - Saint Basil the Great. Saints beget Saints - the Saint we want to share with you came from a family of Saints, literally!
We begin the Roll Call of Saints with his family:
his grandmother, St. Macrina the Elder,
his mother and father, St. Basil the Elder and St. Emmilia,
his brothers St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Peter of Sebaste