March 14 Saints of the Day – Benedict of Nursia and Leobinus of Chartres

On this day in 1889, a US patent was issued for German Ferdinand von Zeppelin's “Navigable Balloon.” Ferdinand had a hard time selling the airship at first; you might say it went over like a lead … Nah, let’s not go there. Today our eastern saint is Benedict of Nursia (ca. 480 – 543), the… Continue reading March 14 Saints of the Day – Benedict of Nursia and Leobinus of Chartres