Mike Melara's Blog

    April 2, 2015

    Easter Vigil

    When I was growing up, my mom directed the choir at St. Anthony’s Church where we were parishioners. My mom ran the choir like Boot Camp and she was the Drill Sergeant. Rigorous singing drills, endless practices, learning new songs and perfecting old ones were part of the regiment. St. Augustine once said that “singing is praying twice.” For my […] Read More »


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