Saint German

O God, the light of the faithful and shepherd of souls, who didst set blessed German to be a Bishop in the the church, that he might feed thy sheep by his word, and guide them by his example: Grant us, we beseech thee, to keep the faith which he taught, and to follow in . . . → Read More: Saint German

Saint Remigius, Bishop of Rheims

O God, who chosest thy servant Remigius to be the harbinger of salvation to the King and whole nation of the Franks: hasten, we pray thee, the almighty working of thy providence, whereby the kings and chiefs of untaught lands bring in their glory and honour, to take their destined place within the Holy City . . . → Read More: Saint Remigius, Bishop of Rheims

Privacy rules designed to defy common sense

One of the more cynical axioms of the Law of Unintended Consequences is that any attempt to make things better can usually be relied upon to make things worse.

A particularly cruel example of this took place in New York City’s Germantown some years ago when well-meaning neighbors attempted to help the daughter of a . . . → Read More: Privacy rules designed to defy common sense