The death of St. Elizabeth the Grand Duchess and New Martyr tells us about how she lived her life lived long before her martyrdom.
Relationships develop through knowledge. As we take the time and the care to learn more about another person, we deepen our relationship with him or her. Let’s spend a few minutes with St. Elizabeth the Grand Duchess and New Martyr, born February 24, 1864; died July 18, 1918. But not just with her life. In fact, how she died tells us what we need to know about how she lived.
The account of her martyrdom is provided here by a man named Pavel, who is symbolic…