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.

Fast and Be Happy

I don’t know about you, but during Lent I really like to “fast.”  Just kidding.  I don’t like to fast at all.  It takes a lot of effort for me to look pleasant and not wimpy when I don’t eat.  … Continue reading

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Celebrating Again: Christ the King

One of the things I appreciate about the Catholic faith is our attention to the really important things, like celebrations.  Every day we celebrate the lives of saints, the events of Jesus’s life, and the dedications of great churches. I’m … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Rough and Beautiful Month in Houston

Tuesday morning, August 29, 2017.  7:00 a.m. text update from my friend: “Starting to evacuate neighborhood. Would you be able to drive as close in as possible to shuttle neighbors to your house as staging area?”  Five adults (and a … Continue reading

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The Martyrdom of an American: Fr. Stanley Rother

How much love does it take to willingly face persecution and possible death for the sake of someone else? I’m guessing it’s love that is outrageous,  extravagant, and unconventional.  Love beyond Love.  I can’t stop thinking about a news story … Continue reading

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We’re Going to be Singing in Heaven

The chapel was filled with women and we were singing.  Imagine all of  those voices lifted together in adoration, filling the space with vibrating beauty.  Chills swept through me.  It was one of those rare moments when feel like you … Continue reading

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The POWER of the Sacraments In You

Act in the world as if the salvation of the world depends on it, because it does. Continue reading

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When Prayer Isn’t Enough

Prayer is always good. Always. But, for those times in life when action is required, I fast. “What more can I do?” These words are a question I’ve asked myself when the obvious course of action is not, well, obvious.  … Continue reading

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His Most Awesome Name

At the mention of a name we may feel love, joy, anxiety, fear, or indifference. The name Jesus means “God saves.” How do you react at the mention of His name? Continue reading

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