The Hidden Life of St. Charles of Jesus

By Mac Stewart At the end of his October 2020 Encyclical on “Fraternity and Social Friendship,” Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis referred to a figure (besides St. Francis) who had inspired the preceding pages by... Read More...

Gildas the Wise and the Consequences of Bodily Life

By Calvin Lane Although he’s not on the Book of Common Prayer’s calendar, the enigmatic early medieval saint Gildas the Wise (Gildas Sapiens) has often been commemorated on January 29. The day is also my birthday and I’ve held old Gildas in affection since ... Read More...

St. John the Evangelist

By John Bauerschmidt I fell into the orbit of St. John the Evangelist quite early, without being aware of it. We share a name, after all; although in my case it was my grandfather’s, with no immediate connec... Read More...