• “In all places and at all times, we can have that familiar friendship, we can have Him with us; and there may be through the day a constant interchange of private words, of little offerings, too small to have any name attached to them—by which the bonds of that familiar friendship grow closer and more real, until it comes to that special personal intimacy, which we call sanctity.” – Janet Erskine Stuart, 1857-1914

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
  • “Where does your security lie? Is God your refuge, your hiding place, you stronghold, your shepherd, your counselor, your friend, your redeemer, your saviour, your guide? If He is, you don’t need to search any further for security.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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Verse of the Day

[Love Your Neighbor] Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law. — Romans 13:8 (NKJV)

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