But the Lord was not in the wind...
not in the earthquake...
not in the fire...
but in a gentle whispering sound.
I Kings 19:11-12

 
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                                          2015

Coming September 17, 2015 ~ The 3rd Annual "Life is a Beautiful Choice" banquet.   We are very honored to have Rebecca Kiessling, National Spokesperson for Personhood USA as our keynote speaker this year, and I'm humbled to be able to participate musically in this wonderful pro life event.  Please click the link for more information:
www.righttolifemacomb.org                 

July 2015  It was an honor to attend and offer Praise and Worship music for a small, beautiful prayer meeting at the Franciscan Friary in Berkley.   What a blessing to be prayed over at the close of the evening.  I truly felt that our Lord had called me to be there that night.  Thank you Fr. Alex Kratz.

March 14, 2015 
It's been a very cold, and what's seemed like a very long winter so it was great to get out today and host a vendor table at Holy Trinity Apostolate Lenten Symposium, at St. Cyril and Methodius Church in Sterling Heights.  Thank you to my sister Pat for being there for me!  Blessed to meet so many wonderful people and so many beautiful religious!  Thank you to the planners for having the video link in the vendor hall so that we could listen to all the wonderful presentations.

                                            2014

2014 started out a little rough for me...dealing with some health issues, so event wise it was a little quiet.  The month of May brough about some relief and now I'm back to being busy about the work of our Heavenly Father.  :-)


November  I had a great time hosting vendor table at the St. Cyril and Methodius Christmas Craft event.  Blessed to meet so many wonderful people.

 October  - Busy month :-) !  I had a vendor table at the Lansing Diocese Women's Conference and the Toledo "Lift Jesus Higher" Conference ~ both very holy and exciting events.  I met a lot of wonderful people (maybe you) and look forward to the possibility of ministering in music as a parish event some time in the future. 

Thursday, September 18  - It was my priviledge and honor to be a muscial part (as well as the planning part) of the Right To Life Macomb County Northwest's 2nd annual "Life is a Beautiful Choice" banquet.  I've posted a number of pictures on my Facebook page (much easier to do than on my web site!  Please send me a 'friend' request)  Hoping to see many prayer warriors at the 15 Mile and Dodge Park clinic on Sunday's at 3:00 p.m. during the upcoming 40 Days for Life fall campaign.  May the Lord bring an end to abortion soon...may we only need to pray together in celebration next year.




                                        2013

Friday, December 6 - St. Ephrem Ladies Advent Tea.  So Blessed to be able to partner with Sr. Kathleen Matz's praise dancing to "Fiat" and "Breaath of Heaven".  It was a peace filled start to the Advent season.

Thursday, September 19 - Honored to sing "Welcome Baby" at our local Right to Life affiliate's fund raiser dinner.  Thank you to our Macomb Count Northwest affiliate Board for this opportunity.  May God richly bless our upcoming 40 Days for Life campaign with many prayer participants!!

Friday, September 13 - Had the opportunity to sing "Ocean of Mercy" at the Martha Munizzi concert (a Salvation Army event) at Grace Christian Church in Sterling Heights.  Very blessed to have had this chance to be on the same program with this award winning Christian minister of music. 

Sunday, June 9, 2013 @ 3:00 p.m.- Long awaited "Ocean of Mercy" concert.  I'm honored that my parish, St. Ephrem Church in Sterling Heights, MI has made this opportunity available for me.  As an added blessing, as this concert will take place in conjunction with the beginning of our parishes  50th Anniversary celebrations.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013-
Rosary Society appreciation evening at St. Stanislaus Kostka in Bay City, MI.   Thank you Fr. Rick for the invitation!  Cancelled, but hoping we can make this happen at a later date


Wednesday, April 17, 2013- An Evening of Song, and a sharing of the spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux with the parishioners of St. Isidore in Laingsburg, MI ~ Thank you Marilyn for contacting me after our meeting at the Lansing Diocese Women's Conference!  Thank you to Fr. Pemment and the wonderful parishioners of St. Isidore.  I'm truly grateful for the opportunity to have spent this evening with you.  A special thanks to Fred for taking pictures of this event - please see Fred's collage on the Pictures tab...just scroll down a little bit.  May God richly bless you all! 


                                          2012
2012 was a blessed, busy year, and God in his wisdom kept me close to home for most of the year.  We welcomed our son's beautiful wife into our family this past July, and we are now anxiously awaiting the birth of our first grandchild this coming August 2013!  Praise God!  I've also had the privilege of providing music at a number of First Firday Masses at Terra Sancta Pilgrimages - thank you Fr. Alex Kratz OFM.  I also met the beautiful, amazing Sr. Judie Ann who ministers to the street angels in downtown Detroit.  What a good and gracious God we have!


August 2012 - I appeared on a local cable show ~ "The GMO Show".  It was a fascinating experience to see how something like this takes shape from beginning to end.  To view the song portion of this show click the link on my HOME PAGE.  May God richly bless Gmo and his lovely wife.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 - I am truly grateful to announce that a concert in honor of our Lord's Divine Mercy will take place at 2:00 p.m., at St. Ephrem Church, 38990 Dodge Park, Sterling Heights, MI 48312.  The afternoon will begin with a concert of local area Catholic recording artists (my self included :-)), then at 3:00 p.m., in the presence of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament we will have the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Benediction.  Refreshments following.  Come one, come all - - - all are invited!  Praise be to God for this wonderful feast of Divine Mercy.  Many thanks to Father Ron Milligan.

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 40 Days for Life - End Celebration.   St. Malachy Church, 14115 Fourteen Mile Rd., Sterling Heights, MI, 7pm to 8:30pm.  Fr. Joe has been a daily witness to life at the clinic during this Spring campaign, and he has graciously opened up his parish for this beautiful event.  Come join us for prayer, song, and fellowship. Thank you Maribeth for including me in this beautiful time of thanksgiving to God for the many graces during 40 Days for Life.  It is always an honor to be in the company of beautiful prayer warriors.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 - Vendor Table at the Holy Trinity Apostolate Lenten Symposium.  It was great to be part of this event.  What a blessing to meet so many great people.


                                                    
2011

Saturday, January 22, 2011 - Life is a Gift Conference at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, will mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.  I am honored to be singing "The Lost Ones" at the landmark pro-life event.  Key note speakers will include Archbishop Allen Vigeneron, and other powerful pro-life advocates. 
I'm so blessed and humbled to have been part of this moving event.  Thank you Socorro Truchan! 

Friday, February 25 @ 8:35 to 8:55 am - On 990 AM in the Detroit I will be talking to Teresa on her show, Catholic Connection.  Time permitting, she will also play a couple of songs from my CD's.  This is such an honor, pray that the Lord grant me grace to do a good job. 

Thank you Teresa Tomeo!  What a wonderful experience to be on Teresa's show - she's so kind and made me feel very much at ease.  If you're not familiar with it, her show airs Monday through Friday from 8 to 10 am.  I highly recommend it!

CD Release Concert Sunday, March 6 -
2:00 pm at St. Ephrem Parish, 38900 Dodge Park, Sterling Heights, MI
(there will be a free will offering to benefit St. Vincent dePaul)
 
What a blessing to present these songs at my home parish.  Thank you Fr. Ron Milligan, Arthur, Nancy, Patty, Joey, and Pat Ascenzo, for all your support.  We raised $218.00 for the work of St. Vincent dePaul.


Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - Interfaith Luncheon, hosted by Our Lady Of LaSalette  Church Ladies Guild.  Thank you to Pat Omans for inviting me back to sing at this wonderful event.  Thank you !  Thank you!  What a blessing to share this time with my brothers and sisters who share in the common love of our Lord Jesus Christ!

Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 
Immaculate Heart of Mary, Lansing, MI, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - Private Event   Thank you  Fr. John Byers and Dave Wiseman for inviting me to share this special time with your Parish.  I was blessed to be a part of your vibrant Community, even if just for an evening.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - Cancer fund raiser dinner for Sr. Cynthia. 
Thank you Gino Vitale for inviting me to join in this outpouring of love and support for Sr. Cynthia and her sister Rosemary (both from Nigeria), and are both suffering with cancer.  Sr. Cynthia has touched many lives with her kind and simple ways - truly a testament to how small acts of love can have a great effect.  God Bless Gino for putting this all together. 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 
South Oakland Vicariate Council of Catholic Woman,  @ 12:00 pm, Farina Banquet Center  2485 Coolidge Hwy Berkley, MI 48072   Tickets for the luncheon are $16.  You can contact Marilyn Lile @ 248-542-4724  for tickets and/or more information.  Thanks so much to the Council for this wonderful opportunity to share the Word of God in song this day.  God Bless you for the all charitable work that you do for others.  You are truly God's 'hands'.


October 29, 2011Catholic Women's Conference, Sterling Heights, MI - I'm not performing at this event, but I will be in the vendor area with CD's available, and I would love to meet and talk with any of you dear ladies who will be attending.  
Once again, I was blessed to meet and mingle with so many wonderful ladies at this annual eveny.  The Lord is working powerfully in the lives of many women in our Diocese. 


December 3, 2011 - 
Advent Tea, St. Ephrem Church,
Thank you to the St. Ephrem Advent Tea Committee for the opportunity to give a presentation in word and song on the spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux.  St. Therese has become very special to me in the past few years, and I am blessed and honored to share what I've learned with others.

                                            2010

January 13, 2010 - Our Lady of LaSalette, 2600 Harvard Rd., Berkley, Mi - sponsered by the Ladies Guild - following the 7:00 p.m. Mass.  (Coolidge Hwy. about 1/4 mile North of 11 Mile Rd.)  Thank you Our Lady of LaSalette Parish and Fr. Connell.  It was my priviledge to worship with, and sing for you!

Sunday, FEBRUARY 7, 2010, @ 3:00 p.m. - CD concert at St. Ephrem Church, 38900 Dodge Park (at 17 Mile Rd.), Sterling Heights, MI (1/2 mile West of Van Dyke Ave.)
Thank you St. Ephrem Church for your warm welcome and gracious hospitality.  Thank you Pat Ascenzo and friends for the wonderful refreshments.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - I have the honor of singing "The Lost Ones" at the 40 Days for Life kick-off event, 7:00 p.m., at the National Shrine of the Little Flower, 2100 W. 12 Mile Rd. at Woodward,  Royal Oak, MI.  Scheduled  speakers are Archbishop Allen Vigneron, of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit, and Suffragan Bishop D. L. Bradley, of Bethelehem Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith.  If you are considering getting involved in the Right to Life movement, this would be an excellent chance to learn and be inspired by many dedicated individuals.  What a beautiful evening of prayer, song, and wonderful speakers to start this seasons 40 Days for Life.  This event can be heard in it's entirerty March 6, at 6 pm on 990 WDEO in the Detroit area.  If you can't pick it up on the radio you can listen online at www.avemariaradio.net.

Monday, March 29, 2010 @ 7:00 p.m. -
40 Days for Life End Celebration,  Knights of Columbus Hall, Ryan Rd., just S. of 15 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights, Mi.  An evening to be uplifted by songs and the sharing of our stories from our '40 Days' experiences. It was an honor to celebrate with all the 40 Days for Life prayer warriors.  I encourage all to continue praying at the abortion clinic whenever you have a chance, and keep the cause of the unborn in your daily prayers.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 -  Interfaith Luncheon - Our Lady of LaSalette, Berkley, Mi  - What a wonderful gathering.  Thank you Pat Omans for the invitation.  It was a blessing to be able to spend time sharing faith through these songs, with you and those from neighboring churches .  Peace to all. 

Sunday, September 19, 2010 - The
40 Days for Life fall campaign kick-off will take place from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at St. Thecla Catholic Church, 20740 South Nunneley, Clinton Township, MI 48035.  I'm so very honored to be invited to sing at this event, and that afternoon I will be previewing the pro-life song, "Welcome Baby".  All are welcome - please join us.  What a blessing to have been part of this great afternoon of prayer, song, and wonderful speakers to start the Fall 2010,  40 Days for Life.  Thank you to RTL Northwest Macomb, and RTL Central Oakland for the invitation.

Friday, October 9, 2010 - 
Pro-Life United Rally at 3193 Rochester Road South, Troy, MI.  This event brings together several pro-life groups, and people of many faiths in support of Life. amd I'm truly blessed to be able to participate.  Please join us this day from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  All are welcome.  Thank you to Barb Yagley for the invitation to sing at this event, and to Life Christian Church for hosting it.  What a blessing to here the testimonies of these wonderful pro-life speakers.

40 Days for Life - End Celebration - November 1, 7:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Ryan Rd., just S. of 15 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights, Mi.  An evening to be uplifted by songs and the sharing of our stories from our '40 Days' experiences. 
We gathered together, people of many different faiths, with one burning hope - that abortion would come to an end.  What a privledge to offer up a humble song to this dedicated group.  Let us continue to pray all the more fervently.

Catholic Women's Conference, November 13, Sterling Inn, Sterling Heights, MI - I'm not performing at this event, but I will be in the vendor area with CD's available, and I would love to meet and talk with any of you dear ladies who will be attending.  Visit www.aod.org for more information on this event. 
Had a wonderful time meeting with, and introducing these songs to so many wonderful faith filled people at this event.  




                                     2009

December 6, 2009 - 1:00 p.m., CD Release Concert at The Salvation Army, 1627 W. Fort St., Detoit, MI - Thank you to all who attended.  It was a joy to sing for you.

December 5, 2009 - St. Ephrem Church, Sterling Heights, MI - Advent Tea.  Thank you ladies for making me feel so welcome.  Have a Blessed Christmas.  

 

 

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