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About Ariel McKinney

Ariel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.

Learning to Let Go

March 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, God's Will, Prayer

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I am a list-maker, an excessive post-it user, an organizational app connoisseur. I love the stability that organization provides. It’s really the only way I can keep track of all of my commitments. This aspect of my personality, although wonderful for an ordered, balanced secular life, creates little stumbling blocks for me in my spiritual life. Learning to “let go and let God” is... Read More

When Faith and Music Collide

February 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Featured, Music

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There’s something about the way God created us, that we need music in order to fulfill our being and truly understand what beauty and goodness really are. My studies in music have really refined my personal aesthetic tastes over the past few years. Sure, I still love a good musical number and practically anything written in the 70′s, but for the most part, my heart is happiest when I’m... Read More

Come Holy Spirit!

May 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Holy Spirit, Pentecost, Solemnity

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Come Holy Spirit! Solemnity of Pentecost About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →

The Ascension of the Lord

May 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Liturgy, Solemnity

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Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →

Saint Athanasius, Doctor of the Church, Pray for Us!

May 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Liturgy, Memorial

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  Saint Athanasius Doctor of the Church Pray for Us! About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →

Saint Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church, Pray for Us!

April 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Liturgy, Memorial

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Saint Catherine of Siena Doctor of the Church Pray for Us! About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →

Saint Mark the Evangelist, Pray For Us!

April 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Feast Days, Liturgy

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  Saint Mark the Evangelist, Pray for Us! About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →

The Annunciation of the Lord

April 8, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Solemnity

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  Solemnity of the Annunciation   About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →

Jesus, I Trust in You!

April 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Easter, Solemnity

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  Jesus, I Trust in You!   Divine Mercy Sunday About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →

He is Risen!

March 31, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Solemnity

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He is Risen!   Painting by Dimitri Wright About Ariel McKinneyAriel has a bachelor's degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master's degree in classical voice performance. You can visit her blog www.wearehealed.wordpress.com for her writing and photography. She is also the daughter of RCSD founder, Dan Burke.Mail | More Posts (25)  Read More →