Friday, January 12, 2007

I've been Tagged!

I never get tagged on these "Meme" jobs, so it is my great honor to get to answer it. Thanks to Joe who tagged me:

[A is for apparitions - your favorite]: I'm tempted to say that it is Mother Theresa's face appearing in a cinnamon bun. And yet, I'm partial to Lourdes (I'm a sucker for the "Song of Bernadette")

[B is for Bible - the one you read most often]: The Christian one. I find the New Oxford Annotated Bible to be quite fine

[C is for Charism - the one you would most like to have]: The Ability to read souls.

[D is for Doctor of the Church - your favorite]: Robert Bellarmine

[E is for Essential Prayer - What’s yours?]: Prayer for Generosity

[F is for Favorite Hymn]: Magnificat

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

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

[I is for Inspiration - When do you feel most inspired by God?]: Teaching.

[J is for Jesus - When did you first meet Him?]: As a little boy when I would say my prayers imagining that Jesus tucked me into my bed.

[K is for Kindness - Which saint or person has most inspired you by their kindness?]: Alphonsus Rodriguez, SJ.

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

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

[N is for New Testament - Your favorite passage]: Mark 9:24 "I do believe! Help my unbelief"

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

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

[Q is for quote - saint quote]: “My Longing for Truth was a Single Prayer.” - Edith Stein

[R is for rosary - your favorite mysteries]: The Sorrowful

[S is for Saint - the one you turn to in time of need - not including the Blessed Virgin Mary]: St. Ignatius Loyola

[T is for Tradition - your favorite Catholic tradition]: The litany of saints

[U is for university - Which Catholic University have you attended or are currently attending?]: I am currently at Fordham University where I study and teach. I did my first year at Boston College, earned a BA from Canisius College, an MA at John Carroll University, and I've both attended and taught at the University of Detroit-Mercy.

[V is for Virtue - the one you wish you had]: Fortitude.

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

[X is for Xaverian Brothers - Do you know who they are?]: Aren't they students from the Marvel Series X-Men? Yes, I do - they are teachers

[Y is for your favorite Catholic musician]: Boy George is a Catholic, but I don't like him at all. I don't know...never gave much thought to this one. I'd have to say maybe Enya?

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

Passing this along, I tag Sister Sandy Yost, CSJ to perpetuate this cycle!
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