Author Archives: Agostino

About Agostino

Originally from Queens, N.Y., and having grown up in Dayton, OH, Agostino Taumaturgo is a unique figure. He is the product of the unlikely combination of coming from a Traditional Roman Catholic background and a spirituality-friendly home. It was in this home that Agostino first learned the basics of meditation, prayer, and spiritual working. In time Agostino completed his theology studies and was ordained to the priesthood and was later consecrated a bishop. He has since left the Traditional movement and brings this knowledge to the “outside world” through his teaching and writing, discussing spiritual issues and practical matters through the lens of traditional Christian theology.

Review of “Italian Folk Magic” by Mary-Grace Fahrun

Should this book be a “must-have” if you’re interested in Italian or Italian-American magical practices? Continue reading

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Why Cutting Dead Weight Is Good for You

Recognizing and cutting your dead weight is an important part of choosing your path wisely. Continue reading

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Christ and Mythology

Originally posted on The Chequer-board of Nights and Days:
I was browsing though stuff on an external hard drive recently and found a few documents that I’d written that I thought might be worth making into blogs posts.  The following…

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Magic Is Good, Until It’s Not

The Medieval Church viewed Magic more leniently than she does now. What happened? Continue reading

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Help! My Guardian Angel’s Being a Dick!

If your Guardian Angel isn’t quite guardian-ing, what are your options? Continue reading

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Why Can’t Catholics Pray to St. Uriel?

Most Catholic websites say it was the Council of Rome. What I found was a different story. Continue reading

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Lent, Fasting, and Abstinence

Fasting is known the world over as a powerful spiritual practice. What is it and how does it apply for Catholic Magicians? Continue reading

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