Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. Howlett

Writes "A Historical Tribute" to St. Thomas Seminary

"The old seminary of St. Thomas had fallen into ruins, and its history existed only in scattered fragments and not even in a picture of its sacred halls was in existence. Could I and would I write a memorial of it and its work that saved Kentucky to the church and the faith to half of the middle West? A visit to the old grounds, for there was little left but the grounds, decided me to do my best to preserve its traditions, and my spare time in 1905 was given to the production of the volume entitled “A Historical Tribute” to St. Thomas Seminary near Bardstown, Kentucky."

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