Saint Basil - Bishop, Doctor of the Church (329-379).
Saint Basil was born in Asia Minor. Two of his brothers became bishops and with his mother and his sister, are honored as Saints. He retired into Pontus, where his sister was Superior of a convent, into which his mother also had entered. He founded in Caesarea a vast hospital. He died in 379 at the age of fifty-one and is venerated as a Doctor of the Church.
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