May 16 – Theodore the Sanctified; Brendan the Navigator

Theodore the Sanctified (d. 368) grew up in the lap of luxury in Egypt, either as a pagan or a Christian. He yearned early for the monastic life, which was just then being invented out yonder in the desert. His hankering for sanctity was so great that once, when his parents threw a big party,… Continue reading May 16 – Theodore the Sanctified; Brendan the Navigator