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Meditation with Music

slow your breathing relax your shoulders, untense your muscles listen, in quiet, just listen listen to the music, listen to the lyrics reflect on what it says to you, what of it tugs your heartstrings. Amen

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What does the Catholic Church REALLY Believe??

If you are a seasoned Catechist(Religious Education Teacher) you can probably answer some of those types of questions that come up from your students if not perhaps a book like this would get you started: but really?? what do you … Continue reading

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silence in the face of uncertainty

My parish recently began searching for a new Religious Education Director this would be our third since I’ve been teaching Though I sat on the interview committees for this one and the previous one I wondered and still wonder how … Continue reading

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50 Ways To Pray, by Teresa A. Blythe

Usually I reserve my book reviews for my “Book Reviews” page, but his one is so appropriate even more so for those of us who teach others to pray I thought it really belonged here.   50 ways to Pray … Continue reading

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Would I know you Jesus

My Prayer today, a meditation that popped into my head…composed by me, lellair a contemplation for myself that I think needs to be shared. ——————————————————— Would I know you when we’d meet If I passed you on the street Oh … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart of Jesus, a meditation for any day

Recently when searching YouTube I came came across this song Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, by Michael John Poirier silence your mind and body and listen the lyrics are as follows Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Truly present, in the … Continue reading

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Prayer- by memory?…Why?

Catholic or Protestant, we tend to know the “Our Father” and without question pray it. We pray it at our church services, we pray it before meals sometimes, we pray it at funerals and weddings. and no one questions how … Continue reading

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just about time…

Well here we stand the summer half over (at least by school year standards…not necessarily weather charts or calendar ) we are at that point where we (hopefully) have –  recouped from a year of teaching -and are almost ready … Continue reading

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Lent, Music and the Christian’s soul

So I’ve posted much about music lately but perhaps as an artist/musician that should be expected Some of the most hauntingly beautiful christian music is heard during Lent.(yes there is beautiful music at Advent, Christmas, Easter and even ordinary time. … Continue reading

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