African Saints (from the Prologue of Ohrid):
March 10th: Venerable Mother Anastasia the Patrician of Alexandria (567) – A former lady in waiting in Constantinople, Anastasia became a monk in disguise in Egypt.
March 11th: Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem (638), Venerable George the Sinaite (6th century) – Sophronius was born in Damascus and wrote The Spiritual Meadow after visiting and learning from Egyptian ascetics.
March 12th: Righteous Aaron the High Priest and brother of Prophet Moses the God-seer (1530 BC), Monk Cyrus of Alexandria (6th century.
March 13th: Marytrs Africanus, Publius, and Terence at Carthage (250).
March 15th: Martyr Nicander the Egyptian (302) – skinned alive for tending to the bodies of Christian martyrs.
A Word from the Fathers & Mothers
Unless we force our souls to stillness, prayer, and silence, we cannot be saved. — Nun Theodora Matericon #102