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“Revel in the Light” and “Dance in the Shadow” By: Susan Beayni

Rebecca Beayni, a differently abled dancer, painter and an inspirational presenter in the education field. Her life’s work is aimed at inviting people to dream of a more compassionate society where everyone’s gifts are recognized and welcomed.

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Posted in Art, authentic Movem, Dance, Drama, Handicapped, Liturgical dance, modern dance, Religious dance, Sacred Dance

Dancing and praying in the nuclear age by Sister Martha Ann Kirk

We danced, “I am tired, I am weak, I am worn.”

I was born in the year that the U.S. dropped the first nuclear bombs. Now the United Nations is reviewing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. What does Christ call me to do in the face of all the suffering that has come in the nuclear age?

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Posted in Dance, Liturgical dance, Religious dance, Sacred Dance, World Dance

Liturgical Dance Lifts the Spirit

Read the Las Vegas Review article on Liturgical Dance featuring the Agape Dancers with SDG Board Member Ann Pomeroy.http://www.reviewjournal.com/…/liturgical-dance-lifts-spirit

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Catholics Can’t Dance? By Kathryn Mihelick

Some of you may recall my effort to get the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to affirm the use of dance as an appropriate, desirable, and affective form for worship. This effort began in 2001 and is still

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Posted in Art, Body Prayer, Dance, Historic Notes, Liturgical dance, Religious dance, Sacred Dance, World Dance

Jesus in the Audience By Ellen Crowley and Kathleen Doerner,

Jesus in the Audience By Ellen Crowley, MMAI and Kathleen Doerner, MMAF, from Maryknoll, February 1988 Sacred Dance Journal Volume 41‐2, 1999 Can you imagine Jesus in the audience enjoying a Thai dance? That’s how a lay missioner’s young daughter

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