September 1 Saints of the Day – Simeon Stylites and Giles

On this day in 1878, Emma Nutt became the world's first female telephone operator, recruited by Alexander Graham Bell for the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company. She was well-connected. Simeon Stylites the Elder (ca. 390 – 459), the son of a shepherd, heard the Beatitudes in church one day and was smitten to the core. From… Continue reading September 1 Saints of the Day – Simeon Stylites and Giles