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St. Macarius Icon

It seems strange to me that I am prayerfully painting an icon of St. Macarius while right now in the land where he once lived and taught, Christians are being slaughtered for their faith.  Yet, praying for (and with) these … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey

My time at a Trappist Abbey last week was one of joy.  I arrived in the afternoon, joined the monks (26 of them) in the church for noon prayer, followed by a nice vegetarian lunch (that I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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