Author Archives: Julian Frommling

About Julian Frommling

Julian Frommling is a second-year student at Mater Ecclesiae College in Rhode Island. She is discerning a vocation to the consecrated life.

Modern Day Job

In times of sorrow and pain, the last thing someone might want to do is sing praises to God; however, last week I witnessed a modern-day “the Lord gives and the Lord takes away. Blessed be the Lord”. One of … Continue reading

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The parable of the Christmas tree!

The other day I was sitting in the living room just looking at our Christmas tree. In my family we always put an angel on top of the tree, the Angel obviously representing the Angels singing to the Christ Child … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Fault

If you listen to the words of the Exultet at the Easter Vigil you will hear some pretty shocking things: “Oh Happy fault” and “Oh truly Necessary sin of Adam”. Last time I checked sin wasn’t a good thing. But, … Continue reading

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Witness to Mercy

For the last several years the Mater Ecclesiae College Choir has sung at the Divine Mercy Sunday celebration at the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge Massachusetts. This year was the second time I have personally gone. Before going … Continue reading

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Sanctity is for everyone

Once I read a quote, “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.” This quote came to mind recently when I read an article about the canonization of John Paul II in which the author was trying … Continue reading

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Jesus Passing by

This past weekend the Diocese of Providence RI held its first Eucharistic Congress. All of us t Mater Ecclesiae College had the huge grace to participate and to sing in the Eucharistic Procession and during a time of adoration. The … Continue reading

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He suffered for me

As I knelt before our Lord in adoration today I found myself complaining about the little struggles I was going through. I was asking him to remove them because I didn’t want to deal with them anymore. As I was … Continue reading

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Expect the unexpected!

After the announcement of the new Pope I was in the chapel thanking God for his fidelity to his church. I began to think of the previous days and all the speculations the media was making of who the new … Continue reading

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Faith triumphs

On Tuesday night, November 6, I woke up to a tapping on my shoulder; I had asked one of the consecrated who was staying up to watch the results of the election to wake me up when there was a … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Salesman

If people are willing to do all they can to convince someone to buy a car, something that is here today and gone tomorrow, how much more will God do to help us form a relationship with him, an eternal … Continue reading

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