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The Vatican Museums

While the history of the relic that I call the Holy Diamond begins in Jerusalem, the novel The Holy Diamond begins in the Vatican Museums – an enormously rich collection of paintings, sculptures, furnishings, monastic books, and liturgical items spanning the entire history of the Catholic Church.  746 more words

How to Get Tickets for the General Audience with Pope Francis

General audiences with the Pope are held every Wednesday at St. Peter’s Square.

The January 8 audience, earlier this year, was probably the thing I looked forward to the most during our trip. 695 more words

Europe

Perception

There is a spot in St Peter’s Square from which you can look at one of the curved walls of three-deep columns and they appear to be a row of single columns.

Urban

Do it alone, do it together.

Every day I discover
more and more
beautiful things.
It’s enough to drive one mad.
I have such a desire
to do everything,
my head is bursting with it.”

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Pilgrimage to Rome & Assisi

I don’t have much time to write at the moment, but here are some photographs from a recent trip to the “eternal city” of Rome and the rosy pink town of Assisi. Pax et Bonum!

Culture

Gov. Corbett Meets Pope, Encourages Him To Visit Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Tuesday night, the Vatican canceled a private meeting Gov. Tom Corbett was scheduled to have with Pope Francis in Rome.

But the governor still met the Pope on Wednesday morning with about a hundred thousand on-lookers. 341 more words

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