St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More — Join us on a Pilgrimage to London

Photo: Sir Thomas More, Hans Holbein the Younger, Wikipedia One of the greatest saints in our tradition was a British writer, lawyer and father of a family whose loyalty to his conscience led him into conflict with his king. His name was St. Thomas More, and he was executed by King Henry VIII in [...]

Letter #50, 2016: More, Newman and Now

August 14, 2016, Friday - More, Newman and Now From Oxford to Canterbury.... “Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages... And specially from every shires ende Of Engelond, to Caunterbury they wende, The hooly blisful martir for to seke That hem hath holpen, whan that they were seeke.” —Geoffrey Chaucer, late 1300s, The Canterbury Tales, General [...]