#35.6, Thurs., August 11, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. King Guntram’s castle in Châlons Father Felix is working hand-in-hand with the King’s men to build a monastery here in Châlons.          I’m starting to understand the pieces of power here, so maybe I should congratulate young Felix for elevation to a would-be bishop if the king could only give thatContinue reading “#35.6, Thurs., August 11, 2022”

Post #35.3, Thurs., Aug. 4, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Châlons          This morning I deliver Father Columbanus’s message to Father Felix a bit hesitantly, asking him for whom it might have been intended. Even though it is addressed to “The Bishop of Châlons” he opens it and glances over the letter while we wait; then he explains to us thatContinue reading “Post #35.3, Thurs., Aug. 4, 2022”

Post #34.2, Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Beginning a journey in the Vosgas Mts.          Ana and I were delivered two fine horses from the count’s stable. Then Thole and Daniel leave as promptly as they arrived.          Father Columbanus has his letters ready in response to the complaining bishops and he’s also given us a messenger’s purse.Continue reading “Post #34.2, Wednesday, July 6, 2022”