December 1 – Philaret the Almsgiver; Agericus of Verdun

Philaret the Almsgiver (ca. 707–797) of Asia Minor owned huge tracts of land, villages, flocks, herds, and the only 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in Anatolia[1]. He was exceedingly generous, bearing in mind our Lord’s words, “whatever you do to the least of these, and so forth” (Readers Digest edition). Nobody who came to Philaret went… Continue reading December 1 – Philaret the Almsgiver; Agericus of Verdun