God is still #1 for the nun who wants to have fun

Catholic Men Chicago Southland:

” When Sister Cristina sings, she has a gift: the ability to radiate joy. I saw it, looking at the coaches, looking at the audience. It’s instantaneous. ”

This Holy Thursday, as we die to self and rise to new life with Jesus, let us contemplate how to better radiate the joy. Sound good?
~ Frank J. Casella, CMCS Executive Director

Originally posted on CNS Blog:

ROME — Who would have thought there could be room for God in a Cyndi Lauper song, much less her 1983 hit, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.”

But 25-year-old Ursuline Sister Cristina Scuccia found it when she pointed and looked up to heaven as she sang: “Oh daddy dear, you know you’re still number one!” before a packed studio audience on the talent-show The Voice of Italy last night

number 1 daddy

As she did with her March 19 performance of Alicia Keys’ “No one,”  Sister Cristina wowed the crowds as they stood and cheered in unison, “sorella, sorella, sorella…” [sister!]

She easily won the round against 23-year-old Luna Palumbo in their “battle” duet. While the two starkly contrasted in looks — one towering tall, curls flying, gold necklaces flashing, the other petite, hair tucked undercover, silver cross swaying — they were united in talent and a love for…

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