Deacon Tom Loewe

Deacon Tom Loewe, Co-Host of Notes From Above, is an ordained deacon with the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan.  Prior to coming to Ave Maria Radio, he worked as a Public Relations director for the University of Michigan’s School of Music with a special focus on the performing arts (opera, dance, musical theater and theater).

Tom currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Catholic Urban Project and has been a board member for several arts and civic organizations including the Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the Ark, and the State Street Area Association – producer of one of the three annual Ann Arbor Art Fairs.

Sr. Sarah Burdick

Sister Sarah Burdick, S.G.L., Co-Host of Notes From Above, is an evangelist who has ministered to many people at missionary rallies in Eastern Europe and Africa She is the Director of Formation for the Servants of God’s Love, a religious community canonically established in the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan.

Sister Sarah has a B.S. in Education from The University of Michigan and an M.A. in Theology from Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit. Sister Sarah has worked with youth in many different capacities over the last twenty years. She taught middle school for ten years; she has helped direct youth camps; and has done college campus ministry at The University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University.

She is presently the head of the theology department at Fr. Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she also teaches. Sister Sarah has also been a guest speaker at the Youth Conferences and Leaders’ Conference at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio.

If you would like to order a copy of any Notes From Above program with Tom Loewe and Sr. Sarah Burdick, please go to the Program Copies page for more information.

Program Details:

Times: Sunday: 4:30-5:30 pm EST; Wednesday (Encore): 9:00-10:00 pm EST; Saturday (Encore): 8:00-9:00 am EST

Call-in Phone: n/a

Bright, breezy, music-filled show that explores the intersection of music and faith with a wide variety of expert and celebrity guests.

Notes From Above's Latest Posts

  • Notes From Above – September 27, 2020: Real Music- Timeless Hymns of the Church

    • Description: Bright, breezy, music-filled show that explores the intersection of music and faith with a wide variety of expert and celebrity guests.
  • Notes From Above – September 20, 2020: John Michael Talbot

    • Description: Deacon Tom Loewe and Sister Sarah Burdick present selections from John Michael Talbot
  • Notes From Above – September 13, 2020: Motets by the Masters

    • Description: Deacon Tom Loewe and Sister Sarah Burdick present selections from Brahms, Bruckner, and Durufle
  • Notes From Above – September 6, 2020: Jason Gray

  • Notes From Above – August 30, 2020: How Can I Keep From Singing-Praise and Worship

  • Notes From Above – August 23, 2020: Spirituals by Sr. Thea Bowman

    • Description: Deacon Tom and Sister Sarah are joined by Sr. Anne Flanagan to promote the Spirituals by Sr. Thea Bowman
  • Notes From Above – August 16, 2020: TE DEUM - “WE PRAISE THEE, O GOD - DELALANDE

    • Description: Deacon Tom and Sister Sarah are joined by Ave Maria's Scott Rouse to discuss the French composer and his baroque style.
  • Notes From Above – August 9, 2020: Our Lady of Guadalupe - San Antonio Bocal Arts Ensemble

    • Description: Music re-created from the 1550's at the time of Our Lady Appearing to Juan Diego
  • Notes From Above – August 2, 2020: Steven Curtis Chapman - Beauty Will Rise

    • Description: Deacon Tom talks with Sr. Sarah discuss the tragedy and suffering involved with the family of Steven Curtis Chapman
  • Notes From Above – July 26, 2020: An Armenian Trilogy

    • Description: Deacon Tom talks with Sr. Sarah with award winning composer and jingle producer Dan Yessian on a very personal work of the Armenian genocide of 1915