For those of you who don’t religiously read every comment on this blog, Circle Citadel is a boss.
He took my mustard seed of faith – faith that Gerard Manley Hopkins would one day wear sunglasses – and made it grow.
Sir, I salute you, I applaud and extol you, I make my addresses to your mother and if my chaperon wasn’t watching, I would drop my embroidered hanky in your path.
It’s pretty great.
But in the spirit of petty one-upmanship, I must give you the biggest, deepest boss in 19th Century English Catholicism: Blessed John Henry Newman.
So Gerard Manley Hopkins or John Henry Newman, who wears them best?