Today is the feast day of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the man who wanted only to live the simple life of a cloistered Cistercian monk, but ended up traveling the world, advising Popes, scattering heretical sects, and much more.
“I am longing to be near you, my dear Louis. I love you with all my heart, and I feel my affection so much more when you’re not here with me. It would be impossible for me to live apart from you.”
–Zelie, in a letter to Louis
Today is the feast day of Saints Louis and Zelie Martin, not the first married Saints by far, but the first married pair to be canonized as a couple..
Today’s post is in honor of St. Agnes, martyr and patron saint of betrothed couples, chastity, gardeners, rape survivors, and young girls.
Here it is: the compilation affectionately referred to around here as the “Jesus Movie Master List.” Since I have not yet seen all of these movies, this list should not be taken as an endorsement. After I watch a film, it’s linked to the corresponding blog post.