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Dear Saint Nick,* Your life was such an inspiration as you helped people in distress all those centuries ago in the small town of Demre, Turkey. Those red robes from your Catholic service as a bishop sure continue to be […]

In the South of France the summer solstice is a time of celebration. In Antibes, a bonfire is lit to pay tribute to the summer sun. Crowds circle around it and brave people jump the fire. This festival harks back […]

When I was a child, not a meal passed when we didn’t “say grace.” Someone , usually my father, would take a meaningful pause. We would all bow our heads and he would begin, “Thank you for this meal that […]

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