Egads! I've been...
Presenting: The Catholic Alphabet Meme! I was tagged by Laura over at ...and if not.... I feel so special...I've never been tagged before!
[A is for apparitions - your favorite]: Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and St. Catherine Laboure
[B is for Bible - the one you read most often]: New Revised Standard Version (sounds like a misnomer...it's standard but revised AND new...?(Catholic Edition) but I love the King Jimmy too.
[C is for Charism - the one you would most like to have]: I'd love to be able to heal by laying on hands.
[D is for Doctor of the Church - your favorite]: St.Teresa De Avila
[E is for Essential Prayer - What's yours?]: Liturgy of the Hours and Daily Offering to the Sacred Heart
[F is for Favorite Hymn]: So Many! "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee" "Ave Maria" "Here I am, Lord" "Christ, Circle Round Us" so many others....
[G is for Gospel - your favorite author?]: John
[H is for Holy Communion - How would you describe it, using one word?]: Intimacy
[I is for Inspiration - When do you feel most inspired by God?]: When I'm with my children
[J is for Jesus - When did you first meet Him?]: In suffering, when I asked the Holy Spirit for the truth regarding the Real Presence. WOW!
[K is for Kindness - Which saint or person has most inspired you by their kindness?] Mother Teresa and St. Max Kolbe
[L is for liturgical year - your favorite time in the liturgical cycle?]: Christmas
[M is for Mary, the Mother of God - Your favorite term of endearment for her]: Our Lady
[N is for New Testament - Your favorite passage]: Philippians 3:10
[O is for Old Testament - Your favorite Book here]: Isaiah
[P is for Psalms - your favorite]: Psalm 56
[Q is for quote - saint quote]:
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"Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you.
All things are passing; God never changes.
Patience obtains all things.
He who possesses God lacks nothing:
God alone suffices." Teresa De Avila
[R is for rosary - your favorite mysteries]: Sorrowful
[S is for Saint - the one you turn to in time of need - not including the Blessed Virgin Mary]: St. Max Kolbe, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Teresa the Little Flower, St. Edith Stein, Mother Teresa (my spiritual guide), Padre "My Papa" Pio, St. Rita....oh so many. How fortunate we are to have the whole court of heaven to petition for us!
[T is for Tradition - your favorite Catholic tradition]: Sacred Heart devotions and Lenten Fasting.
[U is for university - Which Catholic University have you attended or are currently attending?]: I don't. But I have a place in my heart for Notre Dame.
[V is for Virtue - the one you wish you had]: I am praying to obtain them all, in order to fight the vices which I can't get rid of!
[W is for Way of the Cross - Which station can you most relate to?]: 8th Station - Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem
[X is for Xaverian Brothers - I do now! lol (They are the religious brothers of St. Francis Xavier. Thanks, Laura.)
[Y is for your favorite Catholic musician]: The lady in front of me at Mass who is singing her heart out, off-tune and joyous. Wow, sometimes that lady is me!
[Z is for Zeal for the faith]: I am zealous for Your house, O Lord!
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