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Dark vision reordered

Then there are showers of divine sparks, says David Bryant

THE parish retreat is in full swing. The Bible readings have a lumin­osity that overwhelms us, and the speaker's words fire the heart.
The final eucharist is a prayer-filled power­house, which leaves the par­ticipants with a palpable sense of the Christ-presence. The whole world seems charged with the grandeur of God.

The final meal comes; there is a chorus of farewells, a flurry of suitcases, and all head for the road and distant home. On the instant, the vision dies; the ...

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