Making Corbels & Capitals

Follow along as Andrew Wilson Smith sculpts the corbels and capitals for the new church. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Andrew Wilson Smith (@andrewwilsonsmithsculptor) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Andrew Wilson Smith (@andrewwilsonsmithsculptor) View this post on Instagram A post shared by...

Continue reading

Saint of the Month: St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

St. Alphonsus Rodriguez was a Jesuit brother who overcame great personal tragedy to become a kindly and esteemed porter and spiritual advisor. Alphonsus was born at Segovia, Spain in 1533 to a prosperous cloth merchant and his wife. The family hosted a young [St.] Peter Favre (Faber) for an extended...

Continue reading

Wisdom of the Saints about silence (part 2)

“Quiet is the first step in our sanctification, the tongue purified from the gossip of the world; the eyes unexcited by fair color or comely shape; the ear not relaxing the tone of the mind by voluptuous songs, nor by that special mischief, the talk of comedians and clowns.” St....

Continue reading

Saint of the Month: Sts. Eulogius and Leocritia

Saints Eulogius, priest, and Leocritia, laywoman, of Cordoba were martyrs for the faith during the Moorish occupation of southern Spain. Since the early eighth century, southern Spain was under the rule of the Moors. They were a Muslim people mostly from northern Africa who had invaded the Iberian peninsula, as...

Continue reading