St. Mary of Egypt
As a young woman, Mary was a prostitute in the city of Alexandria
. After eventually persuading some sailors to take her to the Holy Land, she confessed her sins and was guided by the Virgin Mary to live out the rest of her life in the Jordanian wilderness. Spending 40 years alone, she eventually met and told the future Pope Zosimus about her life. He gave her communion. After her death, a lion appeared and dug her grave with its paws, as witnessed by Zosimus.