A Leap of Faith

Our daughter Evangeline is a leapling, which is to say she was born on leap day. Today is her birthday, only the second she’s celebrated although she’s eight-years-old. This being so, I was delighted to receive, from a friend, the link to a video produced by the University of Georgia about leapday and those born on it. I was particularly surprised and pleased to discover that my daughter’s birthday was instituted by the Pope! How many people can make that claim!

Here’s the link to the video, which is fun and only takes two minutes:


Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

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