Liturgical Woodworking

Peace and all good! Ever since taking AG for the first time my Sophomore year of high school, I fell in love with woods, I fell in love with the smell of the woods lab, the feel of sawdust, and the immense joy of taking something so raw and unfinished and turning it into somethingContinue reading “Liturgical Woodworking”

Servant of God, Father Augustus Tolton “115th anniversary of death”

Father Augustus Tolton was a native of Quincy,Illinois. (My Hometown) He was also a son of my home parish (St. Peter’s). Thus I feel a bit of a connection to him. He was the first Black priest in America, and a very holy one at that, he worked endlessly for his parishioners, and he askedContinue reading “Servant of God, Father Augustus Tolton “115th anniversary of death””

New Vatican guidelines for promoting Vocations to the Priesthood.

Check out these new guidelines/pointers from the Vatican on how to increase Vocations to the Priesthood. Pay special attention to the last paragraph.“Among its many other recommendations, the guidelines note that numerous priests were “part of the group of altar boys and have served at the altar” before going to seminary. It therefore suggests thatContinue reading “New Vatican guidelines for promoting Vocations to the Priesthood.”

For the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas (Doctor of the church)

English translation ofPange Lingua Of the glorious Body telling, O my tongue, its mysteries sing, And the Blood, all price excelling, Which the world’s eternal King, In a noble womb once dwelling Shed for the world’s ransoming. Given for us, descending, Of a Virgin to proceed, Man with man in converse blending, Scattered he theContinue reading “For the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas (Doctor of the church)”

Wondering, what ifs?

Have you ever wondered if what you are doing is the right thing? Have you ever wondered what God’s purpose for you was in life? Have you ever wondered if you were headed in the right direction? Have you ever wondered if your thoughts were just an influence of your emotions? Have you ever wonderedContinue reading “Wondering, what ifs?”