Aleteia, Meg Hunter-Kilmer: The history of the Church in China is a long and complicated one, with mission after mission that lasted only a time before being driven out by persecution. In the 19th century, St. John Bosco (who influenced so many saints it sometimes seems everything he touched turned to a halo) had a dream about the future of the Church in China: a chalice filled with sweat and another filled with the blood of Salesians. More here.
Brother Andre MarieThe brethren are in Onset, Mass., getting waterlogged and sunburned for a week. R&R, New England style. Catching up on lots of books, too!3 days ago