The Green Isle Community (Friends of God 5)

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The Friends of God were committed to community. While their associations with each other were indeed informal and unregulated, they recognized the value of mutual support and encouragement in their God-friendships. The Green Isle Community is one example of this. Today, Strasbourg in eastern France is known as the headquarters of the European Parliament, but [Read More...]

Golgotha as Tabor (Friends of God 2)

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In light of today’s solemnities, and the desire to keep our eyes on the Christ, I’ll refrain from talking too much history and delving into the characteristics of the Friends of God. Instead, I cite one of them for you (in my own paraphrase). Here this Flemish mystic from the 14th century writes about the [Read More...]


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