January 4th — Eleventh Day of Christmas

Some years ago a young man, a highly talented musician from an island at the edge of the world, was brought as a slave to Ephesus. He would compose music, and his master would from time to time invite some friends over to his house where he would play his compositions for them.…

January 3 — Tenth Day of Christmas

I have written my Gospel for the “God-lover” Theophilus, and in the very way I have crafted my “orderly account” I have sought to make it clear that God-lovers can be found among (to borrow a phrase from the Book of Common Prayer) “all sorts and conditions of [people].”…