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Every now and then, I think of something to say.  Some of it is “Blogworthy.”

Every now and then, I read something that moves me.  Some are worth sharing.

“Miracles” of the Heart

One morning, in 2006, as I was working on the script and the score for my new musical, "The Curé of Ars", I had concerns and angst about the style and scope of the play.  After morning Mass, I visited an Adoration Chapel.  I prayed for guidance and for a sign that my...

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The Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano

There have been many Eucharistic Miracles. They are supernatural reminders that Jesus was serious when He told us that He is "The Bread of Life".   Later, at the Last Supper, when Jesus said, “This is My Body”, He meant it literally!  This has been the belief and...

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The Bride of Christ

The Bride of Christ, the Catholic Church, is the great legacy handed down to the world by Jesus Christ when He left planet Earth and ascended into Heaven. Before He ascended, Jesus told His Apostles to return to the Upper Room and pray while awaiting The Holy Spirit,...

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Mary … Immaculate

Before time began, God has been constantly honored, glorified and praised, by Heavenly creatures—the myriads of Holy Angels.  All the while, God had a Plan.  He would add to His Creation!  He would create the Universe and Mankind.  God created Adam and placed him in...

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What happens on the altar…

All over the world, Mass is celebrated daily in our Catholic churches.  The focal points are the altar and the tabernacle.  Here is what one of our great saints, the Patron Saint of all Priests, has to say about the altar: “This altar is like the womb of Mary where a...

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The Angelus

The Angelus is a prayer that captures the essence of Salvation History in a few sentences.  When the angel Gabriel greeted Mary with his message from God, he said, "Hail, Full of Grace"!  In other words, Almighty God was the first to say, "Hail Mary".  The angel did...

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My Story … briefly

I wrote my first song after my first piano lesson as a 7 year old.  It was a cute little ditty on the black keys only.  Somehow, I could hear songs in my head – even though they were not yet written.   I would pick them out on the keyboard and scribble down the music,...

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Why “Angelus Music”?

What is the meaning of Angelus Music? One day, about 2000 years ago, the Almighty Creator of the Universe (all that is visible and invisible) decided to become one of us, human!  He Descended from Heaven to Earth were he was Born of the Virgin, Established a Church,...

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