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by Sister Rosemary

A day in the life of. . .

THE Rule of St Benedict reads: “At the door of the monastery, place a sensible old man who knows how to take a message and deliver a reply, and whose age keeps him from roam­ing about.”

Following this good advice, we station a Sister who meets (gender ex­cepted) these criteria in a room where she can answer the telephone and the doorbell to callers — ex­pected or otherwise. Sometimes, her peace is barely ...

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