March 7, 2014

Reflections in Lent: Dear Peter

Peter, You know what they say about you, right? You’re a toady, a sycophant, a brown-noser, an ass-kisser. They say it with disgust, too, like it’s […]
April 28, 2012

Innocent Writes of Spring

My dear Hohenstaufenin, Does it not seem to you the kiss of spring is a traitorous one? Winter beats on us with her merciless winds, her […]
March 7, 2012

Dear Paul, from Roger the Elder

Most Excellent Apostle, Many thanks for the grace you remind us of; it is our daily bread. And for that, we are yet surviving. But I […]
February 6, 2012

A Letter to the Faithful

Brothers and Sisters, As in all things, I greet with you love and grace according the wondrous will of the most holy God. Amen. I confess […]
January 2, 2012

Dear Brother Paul

Brother Paul, I was talking about you last night. Were you ears burning? Sometimes, I conjure a friend when I’m lying in bed, staring at the […]
December 15, 2011

A Christmas Letter of Confessions

My Dear Leonidus, Peace and grace to you in this dark season of advent. My thoughts and prayers tend always toward you, whatever the season, but […]