The Patron Saint of Gamers?

A Brief Catechesis on Saints “Who is the patron saint of gamers?” was a search query that brought people to my blogs over the years.¬†For those finding this page cold, it’s important to clarify just what “saint” means to the Catholic and Orthodox churches. Let’s break it down into two words: “saint” (small ‘s’) and…

The Bishop’s Dice Game

  In the 10th century, Wibold, Bishop of Cambrai, invented a dice game to be played with three dice for the amusement and edification of the clergy.. When the dice are rolled, there is a potential for 56 different outcomes. Each outcome was associated with a virtue, and assigned a point value from 3 to…