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Deb Thurston
Worked at Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Attended Baker University, Baldwin Kansas
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Discovery of 7th angel in Bethlehem

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Many Americans awoke from their Independence Day weekend to read that yet another African-American man had been shot and killed by police. On Tuesday Alton Sterling was confronted by police while selling music CDs outside a convenience store in Baton... Read More
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There's good news in Kansas: former army chaplain Father Emil J. Kapaun has taken a step closer to possible beatification and sainthood.
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Military chaplains serve their country and their families. It isn't always easy to balance the two.
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"I'm just here to serve the pope"
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Group to conduct caucus at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church on July 14
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Learn about US Army chaplain Capt. Emil Kapaun, Medal of Honor recipient and candidate for canonization
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Retired church musician
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  • Archdiocese of Indianapolis
    Organist, Choir Director, Liturgist, 1983 - 2012
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Indianapolis
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Kansas City - Atlanta - Louisville - Haifa Israel - Terre Haute
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Discalced Carmelite Secular Order
Introduction
  • Discalced Carmelite Secular (OCDS)
    - Definitive Promise and Vows 
    - Three years of monastic discernment on Mount Carmel in Israel with Discalced Carmelite nuns during OCDS formation period

  • Clergy Convert, 1982
    - Former United Methodist minister and pastor

  • Retired Church Musician
    - Choral conductor, organ, keyboards, and flute

  • Hobbies: Following the pro cycling tour; French culture, language, & translation; all things Catholic; and as Santa used to say, "some surprises!"
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"Zelo zelatus sum pro Domino Deo exercituum" ~ "With zeal have I been zealous for the Lord God of Hosts" [I Kings 19:14]
Education
  • Baker University, Baldwin Kansas
    B.A. Cum Laude, Psychology, Music, 1975
  • Emory University, Atlanta Georgia
    M.Div. Theology, Sacred Music, 1980
  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute Indiana
    M.M. Magna Cum Laude, Choral Conducting Performance, Organ Service Playing, 2003
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