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Found on a wall in the village of Ein Karem

During my visit to Israel, ahead of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion conference in Austria, I spent two days as the guest of the Sisters of the Rosary in the village of Ein Karem. This is the place traditionally … Continue reading

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Expecting Advent

The season of Advent has always been a time of expectation ever since the first one in that dusty corner of the Roman Empire. The Latin root meaning expresses just this sense of ‘what is to come’. But, what to … Continue reading

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The Quieting of Mary with the Resurrected One

What they felt then: is it not above all other mysteries the sweetest and yet still earthly: when he, pale from the grave, his burdens laid down, went to her: risen in all places. Oh, first to her. How they … Continue reading

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