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Spirit Sunday: All Saints

In ♥ & Soul, Community, Health, Higher Ed, Home Sweet Home, Pro-DiSPO, Public Interest, Relationships, Spirit Sunday, Travel, Weekly Wonders, What's Hot, Workin' Woman, Yours Truly on 11/01/2015 at 15:00

Happy All Saints Day!

Bishop Mike has called us “saints in the making” who will join the saints someday to whom we pray.

Currently, I’m in a Saint Benedict Novena, initiated by my Bestie Evie (who claims him as her patron after her own healing).

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Since he is the Patron Saint for Students, I’ve sought his intercession as I enter my round(s) of full faculty dissertation defense

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During my committee defense period, I went through these Novenas:

Who are your favorite saints? Mine include:

Others who I admire are, but aren’t limited to:

Saints are special, and I like this analogy that Evie introduced to me:

They are our defense attorneys who advocate for us as we enter the stand at the gates of Heaven for GOD to judge our fate.

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to us and persevere in running the race that lies before us.”

Hebrews 12:1 [pointed out by Maryknoll]

R.I.P., Tita Leticia ✌

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Thirsty Thursday: H is for …

In ♥ & Soul, Community, Health, Higher Ed, Home Sweet Home, Pro-DiSPO, Public Interest, Relationships, Thirsty Thursday, Travel, Weekly Wonders, What's Hot, Workin' Woman, Yours Truly on 09/03/2015 at 03:35

Happy * Healthy * High Hopes * Heavenly –>†Holy Humble ♥Heart <– Healing * Hurt * Horror

No matter how far I go, I always aim to stay close to GOD.

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I give my ☼life☼ to †GOD† whole♥heart♥edly

As I glorify Him through everything that I do, I believe that I’ll reap the rewards promised in Heaven.

GOD is LOVE

I ♥LOVE♥ †GOD† with all of my ♥heart♥ & my ☼soul☼ ✌

Regardless of my joys and sorrows, peaks and valleys, the LORD resides by my side, and I seek Him for eternal hope.

Thank YOU, Holy One, for leading me to Your will and Your way. ✌

{My Grad Photos taken by fellow military brat Filipino Cat Ritualo at theMcNay Museum}

Happy Birthday to my ♥Mama Eufemia♥ (Sept. 3, 1926-June 9, 2011) ~ ♫You Are My ☼Sunshine☼

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Birthday Blessing from Bishop Mike: Our Lady of Guadalupe medal from OLG shrine en México

This Week’s Pontiff Televised Specials:

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I’m beyond blessed to have my  dear, sweet friend the Bishop remember my birthday & pray at OLG for me!

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Courtesy Catholic Relief Services

Baby Fever Friday: Flashback Friday Edition: Baby Family Album

In ♥ & Soul, Community, Flashback Friday, Health, Home Sweet Home, Public Interest, Relationships, Technology, Travel, Weekly Wonders, What's Hot, Yours Truly on 06/05/2015 at 14:30

Within the past less-than-48 hours⏰ alone, I’ve received wonderful news from different friends 🌍far🌎 🌏away:

  • On Wednesday, my SFAM 📱texted📲 me her baby 💝shower☔️ photos
  • Last night, my 🏈🏀⚾️sports⚽️🎾⛳️ 📺journalist📰 bud emailed me a picture of his newborn
  • Today, I received one of my nearest and dearest’s pregnancy announcement!

This prompts me to share a select few of my own special baby👶🏻 📷pics, with timing in between recent Mother’s Day💐 and upcoming 👔Father’s Day!

My Baby Album📖 (from my 😷birth🏥 to my 🙏🏽baptism💒 to my 👧🏽sister’s birth [we think] : ✌🏽️

 

                    

Thirsty Thursday: GOD’s Gifts

In ♥ & Soul, Community, Health, Higher Ed, Home Sweet Home, Pro-DiSPO, Public Interest, Relationships, Thirsty Thursday, Travel, Weekly Wonders, Workin' Woman, Yours Truly on 02/05/2015 at 14:00

What you are is GOD‘s gift to you, what you become is your gift to GOD.

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Our R.E. rising star student *NIKKO* created this for Easygoing EVIE & Excited ELAINE!

Throwback Thursday quote: my Sis had that saying in a poster with a photo of a ballerina in her childhood bedroom.

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Now we proudly hang this beautiful work from GOD‘s Little Angel in our classroom!

How do we use the talents with which He has blessed us to serve Him?

Thirsty Thursday: Celebrate CHRIST

In ♥ & Soul, Community, Health, Higher Ed, Home Sweet Home, Pro-DiSPO, Public Interest, Relationships, Thirsty Thursday, Travel, Weekly Wonders, Workin' Woman, Yours Truly on 06/19/2014 at 19:00

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Enjoy these photos taken on the Church tour during my business trip last week!

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Thank GOD for another day.

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That’s what my parents’ Church’s visiting priest asked us to pray as we greet each day.

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Glory be…

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That’s what this priest asked us to pray at the end of our day.

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This past weekend, I attended the Most Holy Trinity Mass with my family, we celebrated:

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* The Father
* The Son
* The Holy Spirit

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Catholics believe in all three forms. Whether you believe in all three or at least one form of GOD, your life is fulfilled when you surround yourself with fellow believers.

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The more, the merrier!

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When we warmly welcome others into our Church, we bring ourselves closer to Heaven.

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DON’T force our beliefs down people’s throats. Teach by example.

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When I discussed GOD’s calling for me to open a Catholic school to another Ph.D. yesterday, that was one of his many pieces of advice.

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Yesterday, I enjoyed wholesome meals and the pleasant company of wonderful friends who support His plan to establish a school. We also remember to turn to Him, to praise Him during our joys, and to seek guidance during our sorrows.

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The LORD leads us to special someones along a path that He paves toward Heaven, so I’m grateful to GOD for showing His will and way today, everyday and always.

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And I’m not just mentioning people, but ALL of the LORD’s creations as well…

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Including creatures who are drawn to the Church…

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Like this Cat at St. Stephen’s!

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I call her/him Cat Stephens!

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GOD bless y’all!

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