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The Beatification of John Paul II

Sunday May 1 I didn’t expect to be so emotionally affected as I was today during the beatification ceremony of John Paul II. I went to Santa Maria Maggiore to watch outside on the big screen, and since I arrived … Continue reading

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My Second Day in Rome

April 29 I am sitting in the peaceful serene garden at the convent where I am staying, and it is a welcome scene after spending the day yesterday walking all over Rome and the Vatican. Everything is blooming and I … Continue reading

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I Am Going to Rome

After thinking about things for not even a day, I decided that I did want to be part of this once in a lifetime event on May 1, when Pope John Paul II will be beatified at the Vatican. I … Continue reading

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Decision Decisions – Planning My Itinerary

As it is already the middle of January, and I realize that I will be leaving for Italy in a little over two and a half months, I am trying to decide on different itineraries as I peruse Rick Steves’ … Continue reading

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