Post #5.11 Ash Wednesday, February 26

Historical Setting: 562 C.E. “Oh No! Please. These ashes are sacred.”          A tidily attired aristocratic youth struts with the flourish of an elder’s authority; or maybe it is simply the pomp of naive privilege. His accent and manor are conspicuously Frankish.          “So you are young George, the one concerned over these ashes? I’mContinue reading “Post #5.11 Ash Wednesday, February 26”

Post #5.10 Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Historical Setting: 562 C.E. Gaul With the church building gone I hear the Bishop can be found at the basilica of the St. Martin shrine on this side of the river. But apparently 200 years ago Saint Martin didn’t notice political edges of Rome and planted the monastery on the other side of the riverContinue reading “Post #5.10 Tuesday, February 25, 2020”