Wednesday, March 15, 2017
A Little-Known Franciscan Poet - William Herebert
In early 14th-century Oxford, surrounded by some of the foremost theologians of medieval Europe, a Franciscan friar named William Herebert was writing a precious little collection of poems.
Herebert’s name is not well known today, but his poems, beautiful and distinctive in their own right, also represent an important milestone for English Catholicism: he was one of the first people to turn the Latin hymns of the Church into English poetry. ...
Read more of The Catholic Herald article here.
Always happy to find a Franciscan poet.
A nod to "Elena Maria Vidal" at Tea at Trianon for bringing this to my attention.
Pax et bonum