Welcome to Mind and Heart
Sep02

Welcome to Mind and Heart

Welcome to Mind and Heart, a production of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist.  I’m really excited about this opportunity to share the vision behind what we’ve been working on with Lumen Ecclesiae, Lumen Ecclesiae Press, and Lumen Ecclesiae Digital. All of these productions flow from our Dominican charism.  Dominicans have been in the history of the Church for over 800 years. Our order was...

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From Humble Beginnings to Opulence to a Humble Ending:  The Perpetual Practice of Humility
Aug26

From Humble Beginnings to Opulence to a Humble Ending: The Perpetual Practice of Humility

My name is Tom Monaghan. I got involved in the pizza business to pay my way through architecture school. I had no interest in pizza, other than the fact that I liked to eat pizza. It was supposed to be something where I had time to go to school, because I was in partnership with my brother. We did not have any money, but we borrowed the down payment and took over a lot of notes. Then my brother backed out from working it; so, I had to...

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Prayer, Practice and Perseverance
Aug19

Prayer, Practice and Perseverance

My name is Chris Horn, and I was born in the great state of Idaho. I played professional football for the Kansas City Chiefs, the New Orleans Saints, and the Carolina Panthers. My wife Amy and I met while in high school when Pope John Paul II came to visit Denver. We exchanged addresses and wrote letters for years before I ended up in Arizona, her home state, to play football. We married and now have four children. We are blessed to...

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The Importance of Lectio Divina
Aug12

The Importance of Lectio Divina

I studied at the University of Notre Dame for my undergraduate degree and went on to Franciscan University and Catholic University for my master’s. Later on, I eventually finished my doctorate in biblical theology at the Gregorian University in Rome. Currently, I teach scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit to seminarians, lay students, and even priests during our summer program. I thank God for Pope Benedict: he has a...

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The Effects of Implementing the Virtue Program In School
Aug05

The Effects of Implementing the Virtue Program In School

I am Angela Johnston, and I have been a principal for 18 years. Before that I was a music therapist working with adjudicated youth. I am blessed to be surrounded by children every day, and I feel lucky to be a part of helping them learn and get closer with Christ. Having been doing this for years, I see a lot of change every year. We are trying to grow every day and working to eventually become Saints. It has been a beautiful journey...

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