Saint Alexandra of Egypt

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To avoid the temptations of the world, around the age of 20 Alexandra walled herself up in a crypt in Alexandria, Egypt and spent 10 years as an anchoress, doing penance, praying, accepting meals through a slot in the wall, and giving spiritual advice to visitors.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Alexandra of Egypt“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 February 2019. Web. 23 November 2020. <>