Οσία Μελάνη η Ρωμαία __dec 31 ( Married at 14 against her will Melania (5th ct Rome) wanted to live chastely but her husband demanded children. After both died the second prematurely the pair visited the sick prisons took in wanderers and sold estates to acquire land for monasteries. After distributing wealth and holy books in Africa, they lived in poverty and prayer in Jerusalem. Melania retired to the Mount of Olives and built a convent and a monastery there. She is celebrated Dec 31.