Category Archives: saints

Fired Up

I have four children. Two of them are very extroverted, loud, and energetic. The other two are quieter, thoughtful, and introverted. There have been times with all of them that we have discussed how the things that make their siblings … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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What is the deal with Mary?

It’s funny that the Mother of Jesus is such a sensitive topic. I mean, if God thought she was good enough to carry the Savior of the world, how could she be controversial? But, controversial she is. I think a … Continue reading

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Pick a Saint, any Saint

This weekend we had confirmation at our church. One of the many things I love about confirmation is that each person chooses a Saint for their confirmation name. Now, I have to confess that I chose my Saint solely because … Continue reading

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Take all I have

“Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, all my will – all that I have and possess. You, Lord, have given all that to me. I now give it back to you, O Lord. All of … Continue reading

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City of Saints Video

I was just told that the video for the City of Saints episode was not included in the email notification of my blog post. In case you couldn’t find it, here it is: The Good Thief Video

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The Good Thief

City of Saints – The Good Thief   I want to share with you a video series that I found by the Norbertine’s at St. Michael’s Abbey. City of Saints has seven episodes focusing on real-life stories that shed light on the … Continue reading

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Believe in Yourself

“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.” St. Augustine As a music therapist, I know that we put ourselves into the music we hear, the art … Continue reading

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Dia de Los Muertos

Today we celebrate All Souls in the Catholic Church following yesterday’s celebration of All Saints. In Mexico, the holidays are combined into the Dia de los Muertes or the Day of the Dead. It sounds like a horror movie title, … Continue reading

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Doing Good

  “Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.” -Saint Augustine It is so easy to … Continue reading

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