Letters From a Young Catholic

My reflections as a Catholic young adult passionate about the Faith, seeking to grow in knowledge and understanding of God and discerning the will of the Lord in my life.

Monday, January 08, 2007

Catholic Alphabet

I'm picking this meme up from Laura at . . . and if not . . . It's the first chance I've had to spend time on something like this in a long time. Enjoy.

[A is for apparitions - your favorite]: Lourdes

[B is for Bible - the one you read most often]: Ignatius - Revised Standard Version
[C is for Charism - the one you would most like to have]: umm. . . no idea. . .

[D is for Doctor of the Church - your favorite]: St. Thomas Aquinas

[E is for Essential Prayer - What's yours?]: Salve Regina (Hail Holy Queen_

[F is for Favorite Hymn]: Panis Angelicus

[G is for Gospel - your favorite author?]: John

[H is for Holy Communion - How would you describe it, using one word?]: Incarnate

[I is for Inspiration - When do you feel most inspired by God?]: In Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament

[J is for Jesus - When did you first meet Him?]: Oct 6, 1985. Well, that was our first formal meeting at least.

[K is for Kindness - Which saint or person has most inspired you by their kindness?]: St. Martin de Porres

[L is for liturgical year - your favorite time in the liturgical cycle?]: Holy Week

[M is for Mary, the Mother of God - Your favorite term of endearment for her]: Our Blessed Mother

[N is for New Testament - Your favorite passage]: "Have no anxiety about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God." (Phil 4:6)

[O is for Old Testament - Your favorite Book here]: Pslams

[P is for Psalms - your favorite]: Psalm 139

[Q is for quote - saint quote]: "In this trying time that our country is going through we Catholics and especially we students, have a serious duty to fulfill: our self-formation." -– Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

[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. Maria Goretti

[T is for Tradition - your favorite Catholic tradition]: Eucharistic Adoration

[U is for university - Which Catholic University have you attended or are currently attending?]: Redeemer Pacific College

[V is for Virtue - the one you wish you had]: charity (out of this one virtue the others will flow...)

[W is for Way of the Cross - Which station can you most relate to?]: Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus

[X is for Xaverian Brothers - Do you know who they are?]: Yes. They are the religious brothers of St. Francis Xavier.

[Y is for your favorite Catholic musician]: Franz Schubert

[Z is for Zeal for the faith]: I hope so!

Anyone else is welcome to join in on the fun.