Cecilia the martyr & friend of musicians

This antique card was a gift from a friend in Seattle. It reminds me of my trip to Rome this past summer when I visited my patron, Cecilia, at her tomb right outside the walls of the Eternal City. Her testimony to sing the praises of God amidst her martyrdom is a reminder that we are all called to give witness to Christ in our own unique way.

On a personal note: Life is not about discovering what we think God wants. Life is a journey of unraveling what God has prepared for us as one made in His image!

To all my musician friends and to my Goddaughter: a blessed feast day! Happy Feast of Saint Cecilia! May she help us to grow in our commitment to singing God’s praises.



My Goddaughter and I praying at the shrine of Saint Cecilia in San Francisco on the eve of her feast day.


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2 Responses to Cecilia the martyr & friend of musicians

  1. Gmama says:

    Today is my granddaughter Lucia Cecilia’s feast. I will skype her in Uruguay and wish her blessings. Fun talking to you last night. Three years ago it was you, Jeremy, Arturo, Gabe, Adam and me God does have a sense of humor. Blessings and hugs, Gmama

  2. Tena Tinch says:

    I really like it when folks get together and share thoughts. Great blog, continue the good work!

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