Holy Historiography and the Anglican Patrimony

[The photo is of Bd. John Henry Cardinal Newman in his study at the Birmingham Oratory.] How often do we think of the study of history as an aspect of our spirituality, as an ascetical practice that fosters growth in virtue? Dr. Adam DeVille has published an excellent piece on the need for “ascetic” reading…

St. Aethelwold – 1 August

Continuing the series on patron saints of our oblates.  Today is the feast day of St. Aethelwold, Patron of Stephen Aethelwold Hilgendorf, Obl.S.B.  Name-day blessings to you, Stephen! [The following is adapted from what is posted here.] St. Aethelwold was born in Winchester, England in the early years of the tenth century.  He died 1…