St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – 4 January

On the feast day of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, I post a photo of the house on Paca Street, Baltimore, where she made first profession of vows as a Daughter of Charity and opened a boarding school for girls.  This was shortly after she, having been raised Episcopalian in New York, was received into full…

Patristic Lectionary—2 January, Before Epiphany, Sts. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen

[Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, I occasionally post selections from Durham University’s two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf(Durham University).  Click here for…