Saint Olympia of Constantinople - Widow and Deaconess (440).
At the age of eighteen, Olympias was regarded as a model of Christian virtues. It was then that she was married to Nebridius but after less than two years of this union, he died. She had resolved to consecrate her life to prayer and penance, and to devote her fortune to the poor. She liberated all her slaves, who nonetheless wished to continue to serve her.
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