For all those who are not in great moods today, and/or are mildly exhausted from staying up too late and yelling at the television (cough-cough), here’s a treat for you:
This song makes me so happy. I don’t think I’ve ever listened to it without at least letting a small smile slip. It’s a version of the Litany of Saints by Matt Maher, and you can find it on iTunes.
It also makes me excited that I’m about to spend a week at a monastery. As I was saying over at the Register, there’s nothing like hanging out within the walls of a 1, 500-year-old Order that’s part of a 2, 000-year-old Church to put things in perspective. And seeing all those icons in the video makes me look forward all the more to see my cousin the iconographer monk. (If you’re not familiar with icons, check out this short post about their history and their place in the Church.)
Back to packing and running around like crazy to get ready for this trip. See you Friday! (Or, if you’re coming to the Frassati Conference, I’ll see you Saturday — literally!)