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  • The gardens of our souls

    The gardens of our souls

    This summer, for the first time in my career as an occasional gardener, I bought a rose bush. Roses intimidate me – their finicky susceptibilities and Japanese beetles. Their thorns. But one May morning I was dashing into the farm stand for a pint of strawberries, and something extravagantly, massively

  • Sampling Catholic mysticism

    If you’re curious about or interested in Catholic mysticism, here are two online opportunities. On Monday, Benedictine nun Joan Chittister, perhaps the best known, most outspoken, and influential nun in America, begins an online course titled “Releasing the Contemplative in You.” Sister Chittister is as well known for her contemplative


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