Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Letter of St. Jerome To Heliodorus, Monk

Letter XIV. To Heliodorus, Monk. Heliodorus, originally a soldier, but now a presbyter of the Church, had accompanied Jerome to the East, but, not feeling called to the solitary life of the desert, had returned to Aquileia. Here he resumed … Continue reading

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The Letter of St. Jerome To Castorina, His Maternal Aunt

Letter XIII. To Castorina, His Maternal Aunt. An interesting letter, as throwing some light on Jerome’s family relations. Castorina, his maternal aunt, had, for some reason, become estranged from him, and he now writes to her to effect a reconciliation. … Continue reading

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