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St. Basil the Elder and St. Emmelia
This holy couple raised nine children, several of whom are also canonized saints. Basil was a lawyer, and he and his wife Emmelia lived with Basil's mom on Emmelia's family's fortune. They raised their children in the faith with the help of Basil’s mom. After Basil’s death, when her children had left home, Emmelia divided up her property amongst the children, and lived simply with one of her daughters. Women came to join them, and they started a small convent together.

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