RANDOM THOUGHTS: Voices from yesterday and today…by Peachy Maramba

ST. NORBERT: FOUNDER of CANONS REGULAR of PREMONTRE 1080 – 1134 June 6 Norbert was born in Xanten in the duchy of Cleves, Germany in 1080 to a wealthy family of distinguished origins. His father, Heribert was Count of Gennep and related to the emperor as his mother Hedwig of Guise was from the houseContinue reading “RANDOM THOUGHTS: Voices from yesterday and today…by Peachy Maramba”

“Voices from yesterday and today. . .” RANDOM THOUGHTS by Peachy Maramba

ST. BEDE THE VENERABLE: Father of English History and Doctor of the Church 672 – 735 May 25 St. Bede popularized our current way of dating time – devised by Dionysius a Roman abbot – from the birth of Christ as B. C. and A. D. or anno domini, which means “in the year ofContinue reading ““Voices from yesterday and today. . .” RANDOM THOUGHTS by Peachy Maramba”

R A N D O M T H O U G H T S: “Voices from Yesterday and Today” by Peachy Maramba

ST. ISIDORE the FARMER or HUSBANDMAN: Patron of Farmers and Patron of Madrid, Spain 1070 – 1130 May 15 St. Isidore“the farmer”was not well educated and remained a simple farm worker all his life – accomplishing no great deeds, inspiring no disciples, nor leaving behind any profound unforgettable saying or teaching. Born of poor piousContinue reading “R A N D O M T H O U G H T S: “Voices from Yesterday and Today” by Peachy Maramba”