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  • St. Luke the Evangelist

    A happy feast of St. Luke the Evangelist to all of you. Last night, R. Anne reminded me that today was the splendid feast of the physician and artist, and writer!, St. Luke. Friend of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Paul, he often seems to be the¬†quiet Gospel writer, receiving less fanfare than the venerable Sts. John, Mark, and…

  • Tolkien Interviewed

      “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” J.R.R. Tolkien (b. 1892- d. 1973), from The Hobbit, Chapter XVIII, spoken by Thorin Oakenshield as he lay dying   I am ending the week with a little J.R.R. Tolkien, and a link* to a delightful 1968 BBC documentary titled, In…