Having been a sinful woman, You became through repentance a Bride of Christ. Having attained angelic life, You defeated the demons with the weapon of the Cross; Therefore, O most glorious Mary you are a Bride of the Kingdom.
Mary of Egypt has an amazing story! She went from extreme promiscuity and chasing men to being a woman of God who survived alone in the desert for over 47 years! Blessed Mary of Egypt pray to God for us!
Her repentance is not of the moral sort, a mere sorrow for deeds that have been done. Her repentance is an effort of self-emptying that is greeted by a Divine-filling. She becomes a vessel of grace in the manner described by St.