Monday, January 08, 2007
Catholic Alphabet Meme
My friend Esther has tagged me for this special and clever Meme.
Catholic Alphabet Meme
[A is for apparitions - your favorite]: Our Lady of Guadalupe
[B is for Bible - the one you read most often]: Ignatius, Revised Standard (mine is signed by Kimberly Hahn :)
[C is for Charism - the one you would most like to have]: Understanding, and lots of it!
[D is for Doctor of the Church - your favorite]:St. Therese the Little Flower (same as Esther - great Catholic mom-minds think alike :)
[E is for Essential Prayer - What's yours?]: My night prayer w/examination of conscience
[F is for Favorite Hymn]: Hail Holy Queen (Salve! Salve! Salve Regina!)
[G is for Gospel - your favorite author?]: Mark
[H is for Holy Communion - How would you describe it, using one word?]: Heavenly
[I is for Inspiration - When do you feel most inspired by God?]: Eucharistic Adoration, like those answering before me - indeed, Adoration does a lot for immersing one in the inspiration (and Presence) of God.
[J is for Jesus - When did you first meet Him?]: I would also say in Baptism as an infant, but in memory - when I made my First Holy Communion at age 8 - and I truly remember that!
[K is for Kindness - Which saint or person has most inspired you by their kindness?] St. Vincent de Paul
[L is for liturgical year - your favorite time in the liturgical cycle?]: Actually, I've always enjoyed and grown a lot through this time of "ordinary" time as in: right now!
[M is for Mary, the Mother of God - Your favorite term of endearment for her]: Mary Most Holy
[N is for New Testament - Your favorite passage]: Romans 12:12
[O is for Old Testament - Your favorite Book here]: Esther (not kidding, Esther G!)
[P is for Psalms - your favorite]: "Be still and know that I am God", Ps 46:10
[Q is for quote - saint quote]: "There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers." St. Teresa of Avila
[R is for rosary - your favorite mysteries]: Mysteries of Light
[S is for Saint - the one you turn to in time of need - not including the Blessed Virgin Mary]: St. Teresa of Avila
[T is for Tradition - your favorite Catholic tradition]: Ash Wednesday
[U is for university - Which Catholic University have you attended or are currently attending?]: Do Presbyterian colleges count?! :) In that case, Westminster College (Utah).
[V is for Virtue - the one you wish you had]: Patience also.
[W is for Way of the Cross - Which station can you most relate to?]:
Eighth Station: Jesus meets the weeping women.
[X is for Xaverian Brothers - Do you know who they are?]: No, actually I don't.
[Y is for your favorite Catholic musician]: Dana (does "singer" count)?
[Z is for Zeal for the faith]: Zeal! I wish whoever is reading this, lots of it!
I tag: anyone who'd like to do this meme! (Let me know so I can read yours too).