Saint Melania the Elder

Memorial

Profile

Married; mother; grandmother of Saint Melania the Younger. Widowed at age 21. Travelled through Palestine for several years, and founded a monastery on the Mount of Olives.

Born

Died

  • c.410 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Melania the Elder“. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 May 2014. Web. 24 September 2014. <>