Author Archives: Peggy Angelino

About Peggy Angelino

Peggy and her husband, Tom, live in the Houston area. They have three young adult children. She is a former Respiratory Therapist and earned a Catechist Certificate in 2012 from the Diocese of Galveston-Houston.

When Truth Is Exactly As You Thought: Gosnell Movie Review

Truth should permeate our lives and the decisions we make. Continue reading

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Exalting the Cross?

I remember the day Fr. Alfonso (one of my favorite priests) dragged a huge cross across the altar.  He stopped and said, “Are we supposed to draaag  our crosses behind us?   NO!”  He thrust that big cross straight up in the … Continue reading

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Timely Hurricane Florence Sermon

Friends, Today I opened my Laudate app and read this sermon, which I found in the “Office of Readings.”  The timing is interesting in light of what our brothers and sisters on the east coast are going to live through … Continue reading

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In My Arrogance

I love to listen to talk radio, especially when I’m driving.   Not  the talk shows that get you worked up and anxious, but the shows that teach something and inspire one to be better are worth my time. I wrote … Continue reading

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Staying Faithful When the Church Disappoints – Part 2

You can read my first blog on the current priest abuse subject here . There are videos and blogs all over the internet from our good and faithful priests addressing their own and the church’s response to the latest scandal … Continue reading

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Staying Faithful When the Church Disappoints

The question I’ve been asked is, “How do I reconcile this abuse by trusted leaders with my (Catholic) religion?” Continue reading

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Mercy, Fidelity, and Providence

Going back in my journal to March, I came across this paraphrased quote.  Sometimes I just love my own faith journal, because it teaches me in the present what I (apparently) learned in the past. I’ve heard before that we … Continue reading

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What is the Best Gift You Ever Received?

 Normally it’s so much fun to watch the children and families process in and take their seats in front.  But that day I was leading our LIFETEEN band so  I admit I was a little distracted and preoccupied with setting up and keeping it all together.   Continue reading

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Because, By Your Holy Cross

  This is the wood of the cross on which hung the savior of the world.  Come, let us worship! Those words.  The church is filled this good, Good Friday, as it always is.   From behind us, those words ring … Continue reading

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With All My Heart, Soul, and Might

Some things just get in there – deep inside. They stay dormant and occasionally wake up to jolt you with a memory or feeling.  That happened to me today.  Flash back to my early childhood, and I’m upstairs in my … Continue reading

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