And in the heart joy was lord.
Edith Stein (2. Oktober 1891 in Breslau; † 9. August 1942, KZ Auschwitz)
Today is the day of remembrance of edith stein
grew up in the judaic faith
philosopher
converted to roman catholicism
…. and died in Ausschwitz as a martyr of christian faith
 Saint Edith, Pray for us!

Edith Stein (2. Oktober 1891 in Breslau; † 9. August 1942, KZ Auschwitz)


Today is the day of remembrance of edith stein

grew up in the judaic faith

philosopher

converted to roman catholicism

…. and died in Ausschwitz as a martyr of christian faith

Saint Edith, Pray for us!

"Wells and I, contemplating the Chesterbelloc, recognize at once a very amusing pantomime elephant, the front legs being that very exceptional and unEnglish individual Hilaire Belloc, and the hind legs that extravagant freak of French nature, G.K. Chesterton."

- George Bernard Shaw, “The Chesterbelloc”, in New Age, 15 February 1901 
I want a friendship like Hilaire Belloc and G.K. Chesterton.
There is nothing politically right that is morally wrong.
Daniel O’Connell
John of Montecorvino or Giovanni da Montecorvino in Italian (1247–1328) was an Italian Franciscan missionary, traveler and statesman, founder of the earliest Roman Catholic missions in India and China, and archbishop of Peking, and Latin Patriarch of the Orient.

John of Montecorvino or Giovanni da Montecorvino in Italian (1247–1328) was an Italian Franciscan missionary, traveler and statesman, founder of the earliest Roman Catholic missions in India and China, and archbishop of Peking, and Latin Patriarch of the Orient.

Friendly reminder that Peking had its first bishop in 1307.

godinthebrokenness:

literally 90% of the gay people I know can’t stand the Orthodox Church and i have a pretty good idea why

Well, I’m one of the 10% rest then

Okay I’ll go off now… In the meantime you will reblog my selfie.

Also long time no selfie/beard update.

Also long time no selfie/beard update.

Never regret thy fall,
O Icarus of the fearless flight
For the greatest tragedy of them all
Is never to feel the burning light.
Oscar Wilde
The execution of Savonarola

The execution of Savonarola

Ugh Martin Luther seeing Girolamo Savoranola as a hero or even Saint is the worst thing ever.