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
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 1901I want a friendship like Hilaire Belloc and G.K. Chesterton.
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.
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
O Icarus of the fearless flight
For the greatest tragedy of them all
Is never to feel the burning light.