Holiday Music Special Edition
December 2011 Newsletter
Watch the Westside Baptist Monks perform Hellelujah at the 2008 Jacksonville Christmas Celebration presented by Westside Baptist Church.
Watch the video.
Musica Sacra, a chorus and orchestra established in 1991 by Dr. Timothy L. McDonald, incorporates Jesuit values in their attempts to find God in all things musical.
Dr. Tom Merrill, Chair of the Music Department at Xavier University, discusses music and the miracle of George Friederich's piece, "Messiah".
Give us, O God, the vision which can see Your love in the world in spite of human failure.
Give us the faith to trust Your goodness in spite of our ignorance and weakness.
Give us the knowledge that we may continue to pray with understanding hearts.
And show us what each one of us can do to set forward the coming of the day
of universal peace.
This handsome, spiral-bound "undated" planner is perfect for faculty, staff, and students alike. Its pages include quotes, illustrations, and a weekly reflection for 52 weeks. Use it for your daily schedule or journaling. Its 5 1/2"x8" size fits well in both briefcases and backpacks.
Jesus did not come to explain away any suffering and remove it. He came to fill it with his presence.
(Photo to right by Cate Guentter.)
More reflections can be found in the book, Creating Privileged Moments.
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