September 2 Saints of the Day – John the Faster and William of Roskilde

On this day in 1752, Great Britain adopted the Gregorian calendar, nearly two centuries later than most of Western Europe. To this day the trains no longer run on time. John the Faster (d. 595) was born to artisan parents (unless they weren’t), grew up in Constantinople (unless he didn’t), and worked as an engraver… Continue reading September 2 Saints of the Day – John the Faster and William of Roskilde