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I would add that we learn to write by writing. When I taught high school English, I was always surprised (and disgusted) by the methodology of some teachers who believed students just needed lots of grammar worksheets in order to become better writers. They need to write. And write. And write.

altar, menino jesus de praga, icrsp / The High Altar at Saint Francis de Sales stands 52 feet tall and features a painted sculpture of the Crucifixion in its upper register. / Saint Francis de Sales Oratory, Saint Louis, MO.

One of 10 children, Danny Thomas was born as Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz on January 6, 1912, in Deerfield, Michigan, to Charles Yakhoob Kairouz and his wife Margaret Taouk. His parents were Maronite Catholic immigrants from Lebanon. Kairouz and Taouk are two prominent families from Bsharri. Thomas was raised in Toledo, Ohio, attending St. Francis de Sales Church (Roman Catholic), Woodward High School, and finally the University of Toledo, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity

A statue of John the Baptist baptizing Jesus in the rear of the chapel inside the long-empty St. Francis de Sales High School.