Transcend Crisis, Find Opportunity, Have Fun!


Me and my friends joined together on May 5, 2020 for #GivingTuesdayNow to launch a month of new releases & a month of continued giving.  

In this first event, we enjoyed some delightful cocktails, added in a dash of culture, all in an effort to raise money to support the projects launched by GoodBeautifulTrue, as well as several nonprofits we partner with in our teaching, our ministry, and our local communities.  We raised over $200 towards our Good Project  to help Rome's refugees & migrants.  This first amount raised will go directly to support 3 refugees in Rome who have not been able to access any food, monetary, or rent emergency relief for over two months. They are in desperate situations, and this money will help them to buy groceries for the month of May.  Thank you for your generosity !!

We hope you will continue to join my friends...

@fatherdavedwyer @ine_sm @tourguidemitra @merumalia @breedysj @dariusaryadigs @seethesacred & more!

..as we use this month of May for more projects and charities addressing COVID-19 Crisis. Read more to see how you can become a part of our GoodBeautifulTrue effort to transcend the disruption caused by coronavirus & turn it into opportunities to accomplish Good, bring more Beautiful, and better appreciate what is True in our world.

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Check Out of Program of Videos for Moved By The Spirit:
Moved By The Spirit on YouTube Now 

Launched on #GivingTuesdayNow2020, each video is a friend making us a fun cocktail. Jill will then have the amount of time to try and explain some amazing work of sacred art.  It's an impossible mission, but that is the idea: have a drink and have a laugh, and maybe just maybe, learn a little something.  All in an effort to raise money for great causes! New videos are being released every Tuesday.  Check out the YouTube video for all the fun, and make your own happy hour / aperitivo / aperitif marathon out of it !

Episode #1
Fr. Brian Reedy, of the Society of Jesus & Capitan in the US Navy, makes us an "African Flower"
Watch Fr Brian Now 

Jill Alexy will attempt to discuss the influence of Saint Augustine of Hippo on Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling frescos
Watch Jill Respond to Fr Brian & his challenge 
Mention Fr. Brian in your donation to give to the worthy cause he selected!
Fundraising For: LivingWorks Suicide Prevention Program 
 
Episode #2
Fr. Dave Dwyer, of the Paulist Fathers & Busted Halo Ministries, makes us a "Classic Gin & Tonic"
Watch Fr Dave Now 

Jill Alexy will attempt to discuss the The Resurrection Tapestry in the Vatican Museums
Watch Jill Respond to Fr Dave & his challenge 
Mention Fr. Dave in your donation to give to the worthy cause he selected!
Fundraising For : The Bridge the Gap Coronavirus Relief Fund of the Paulist Fathers 

Episode #3
Giulia Fusco, of Merumalia Vineyards, introduces us and gives us a toast with Merumalia's Primo, the perfect summertime Meditation White Wine
Watch Giulia Now 
Jill Alexy will attempt to discuss the Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome in 30 seconds.  Watch the video to see her fail spectacularly !
Watch Jill Respond to Giulia & her challenge 
Mention Giulia in your donation to give to the worthy cause he selected!
Fundraising For: The Covid19 Emergency Fund for the Leukemia Association of Italy 

Episode #4
Mitra Talarman, of Litiberi Travel & @tourguidemitra, introduces us to something old & something new when it comes to digestivi, the classic Italian after dinner drinks
Watch Mitra Now 

Jill Alexy will attempt to discuss the The Pieta by Michelangelo
Watch Jill Respond to Mitra & her challenge 
Mention Mitra in your donation to give to the worthy cause he selected!
Fundraising for: The Harvard Debate Club Diversity Program 

...And Moved By the Spirit Episodes Are Released Every Tuesday!


And that is not all. For the month of May, all sorts of new exciting content, which has produced since the outbreak of the coronavirus and the global shutdown of travel, university teaching, conferences & events, etc. will be released.  These projects are a direct result of the 'Beautiful' Accelerator of the GoodBeautifulTrue hub.  And these releases will continue fundraising for Our Beautiful Program . We are so thrilled to share this program with you and benefit from your patronage & generosity!

Coming in May: a new video series 'So that One Time..." 
The first in a series of videos wherein I share stories of the craziest things that have happened to me inside the Vatican, in a life of world-wide travel, and more. With your continued support, we hope this can become a weekly series for our friends.

Coming in May: the premiere of "See the Sacred: See With your Eyes. See With Your Heart. See With Your Soul."
A video that will introduce the culture, the beauty, and the philosophy & theology of the Sistine Chapel in under 10 minutes.  The culmination of almost a decade of reflection on the Sistine Chapel, and of several private after-hours visits with patrons, diplomats, and personal guests, I am excited to share this with you all ! With your continued support, we hope to turn this into a series.

Coming in May & June: Live-streams with Ines San Martin, of Crux , where we enjoy a nice drink and discuss what it is *really* like behind the scenes at the Vatican !

Donors & Website Subscribers Get All the Latest on Our New Releases 
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Donations

  • Brenda Lee Bohen  
    • $50 
    • 8 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 17 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 18 d
  • Barbara Edwards 
    • $100 
    • 18 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 19 d

Fundraising team: GTNfriends (2)

Jill E. Alexy 
Organizer
Raised $175 from 3 donations
Charlotte, NC
Ines San Martín 
Team member
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