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The Trappist nuns of Syria make me proud to be a Catholic Christian. Their life is beautiful. Their prayer is powerful; more powerful than any weapons of mass destruction, be they chemical weapons or tomahawk missiles. They reveal the prophetic mission of the Catholic Church. We need to hear their cry and respond.
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Reading 1, Second Thessalonians 3:6-10, 16-18
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St. Monica
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