February 12, 2021

St. Benedict of Anian

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St. Benedict was the son of Aigulf, Governor of Languedoc. In his early youth, he served as cup-bearer to King Pepin and his son, Charlemagne.

February 14th – 2021

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Sacrifice for the prevention of the spread of illness is a radical act of love and life.

Moses’ instructions for people with leprosy resonate pretty strongly in the midst of a global pandemic. In the time of Jesus, if you had leprosy, you were required to separate yourself from others to prevent the disease from spreading. There was no cure. This meant permanent exile from your home and community.