Note: I’m currently featuring women saints who had notable relationships with male saints–their sons, husbands, fathers, or colleagues in faith. The Basics: Paula, born in 347 in Italy; died in 404 in Israel; canonized pre-congregation; feast day, January 26. Wife, mother, woman religious. Jerome, born 347; died in 420 in Israel; canonized pre-congregation; feast day, September 30. Priest, […]

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Note: On Tuesdays and some Sundays, you can find me at Your Daily Tripod, owned by my friend TonyD. A longer version of the post below appears there. He asked for it. He got it. He got scared. He got saved. In today’s lectionary Gospel reading from Matthew 14, the disciples are terrified at the sight […]

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Note: I’m currently featuring women saints who had notable relationships with male saints–their sons, husbands, fathers, or colleagues in faith. The Basics: Cunegund, born about 975 in Germany; died 1033 in Germany; canonized March 29, 1200, by Innocent 3; feast day, March 3. Empress, wife, woman religious. Henry, born May 6, 973 in Germany; died 1024 […]

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Note: On Tuesdays and some Sundays, you can find me at Your Daily Tripod, owned by my friend TonyD. A longer version of the post below appears there. Road trips. They always sound like so much fun—until they begin. Then you find out your companion likes the vehicle five degrees warmer or colder than you do. […]

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