August 7 Saints of the Day – Pimen the Much-Ailing and Cajetan

On this day in 1955, Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering sold its first transistor radio in Japan, designed primarily to fit through submarine hatches. Pimen (or Poemen) the Much-Ailing (d. 1110) was (as you might guess) a sickly lad. He was patient, thoughtful, and wise “beyond his years” (they never caught up), however, and wanted more than… Continue reading August 7 Saints of the Day – Pimen the Much-Ailing and Cajetan