Mother Maftidia Grancea’s sufferings, told by her disciple

For over forty years I’ve been a disciple of Mother Maftidia; I know her from the convent of Dealu, from ’67, ’68 … I don’t even remember the year when Mother was a masseuse at Dealu, just released from prison. She was in prison for four and a half years; that’s where we met (at Dealu Monastery) and then we were together until we died. When we sat at the table to eat, she used to say how much she had suffered in prison; she couldn’t eat anymore … she was just crying … She said she was tortured … […]

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