• “Only if divine love burns in your heart can you awaken in a state of readiness, shaking off the paralyzing sleep that will overcome all humanity, believers and nonbelievers alike.” – Basilea Schlink

Early Church

Hedibia, a lady in Gaul

Hedibia (EDIBIA), a lady in Gaul, who corresponded with St. Jerome (then at Bethlehem) c. 405. She was descended… Continue reading

Fabiola, a noble Roman lady

Fabiola (1), a noble Roman lady, a friend of St. Jerome, who wrote for her two dissertations (Ep.… Continue reading

Eustochium, 3rd daughter of Paula

Eustochium, 3rd daughter of PAULA, the friend of Jerome, from whose writings all that is known of… Continue reading

Brigida, abbess of Kildare

Brigida (5), V., abbess of Kildare—Feb. 1, 523. The designation “Fiery Dart” seems peculiarly appropriate for “the Mary… Continue reading

Bertha, wife of Ethelbert, king of Kent

Bertha (Bercta), wife of Ethelbert, king of Kent. She was daughter of Caribert, king of Paris, by his… Continue reading

Letter of the Blessed Theodoret, Bishop of Cyprus, to the Deaconess Celarina.

CI. (4th ct.?)

The flames of the war against us have been lit up again. After yielding awhile, the enemy… Continue reading

Letter of the Blessed Theodoret, Bishop of Cyprus, to the Deaconess Casiana.

XVII. (4th ct.?)

Had I only considered the greatness of your sorrow, I should have put off writing a little… Continue reading

The Didache or Teaching of the Apostles

Information on Didache

Jonathan Draper writes (Gospel Perspectives, v. 5, p. 269):
Since it was discovered in a monastery in… Continue reading
  • “Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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Verse of the Day

The fear of man brings a snare, But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe. — Proverbs 29:25 (NKJV)

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