If you guys have never heard of Brandon & Lauren Sheard of Farmstead Meatsmith fame you are really missing out! For those of you who don’t know Farmstead Meatsith provides education and butchering services on the homestead scale complete with “peasant” whole muscle butchery, charcuterie, and a totally unique experience that you just can’t find anywhere else. They are based out of Vashon Island in Washington state, but have traveled the country spreading their enlightenment, and sharing their story. I attended…
Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, as good people were abandoning their rural roots for the city life, church leaders have been warning against the troubles of urban living and the problems that can come with disconnecting from the land. One of our readers here at TraditionalCatholicHomestead.com sent me a link to a beautiful Papal Encyclical from Pope Pius XII . I like it so much that I thought I would share it with the rest of you (thanks PB), it…
The season of Advent is upon us, and everyone is gearing up for the Nativity! What better way to lift your spirits and those of your loved ones than with some beautiful music performed by our friends at Clamavi De Profundis (check out their YouTube channel here). I hope you enjoy their Christmas Medley and many other offerings…
The treatment and curing of the ill and infirm is a long standing tradition within the Catholic faith. The ability to propagate and properly administer herbal remedies is a homesteading stalwart. I recently stumbled onto a series of articles documenting the Monastic tradition of herbalism from medieval times that continues to this day. I thought it was interesting so I figured I’d share….hope you find it as informative as I have
Sacred music is very much a part of the Church’s tradition, and for good reason! There is just something ethereal about Gregorian Chant. The good folks over at Traditional Catholic Priest.com have a nice album review I though I would share with you guys, enjoy….
With all of the choas and folks worrying about the future of our country, I thought it appropriate to share this little reminder of what we should all be doing for our elected officials……. “Novena for Our Nation” – Praying Grace into Our New President!
Here are some photos from the Small Purgatory Museum in Rome and their explanations. Fr. Victor Jouet, with the support of Saint Pope Pius X, started this museum to help people have devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and from this devotion, help the souls in Purgatory. Here is a picture of the Church… via All Souls Day Nov. 2 And Purifying Fire For Souls In Purgatory – Repost — Traditional Catholic Priest
From the TraditionalCatholicPriest website…. I have ran across a young woman that has gained acceptance into the Franciscans of the Immaculate. Her name is Jade Banks and you can view her website here: https://jadeofnazareth.wordpress.com/. We often pray for religious vocations, but many times, we think primarily of men to the priesthood. In this day when convents are empty and… via Help Support Religious Vocations — Traditional Catholic Priest
Today we have another installment of wonderful music from a local family “The Song of Durin” from the Hobbit movie: Please remember to subscribe to their channel or support them through iTunes!
OK so it’s the same talented family that we shared their music with you last time! Their singing is just so great!! This one is an awesome cover of the song “Far Over the Misty Mountains Cold” from The Hobbit… Subscribe to their Youtube channel to get updates on their newest stuff. Also they have an iTunes (iTunes Link: http://goo.gl/fupZLI) store where you can buy all of their music! Help to support this local talented family!