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Snowy Lunchtime in Greenville

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St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church, Greenville, Delaware (DDD Photo)
St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church, Greenville, Delaware (DDD Photo)

On Presidents’ Day, I had to work; the bright side was that I got to take the car to work (which I rarely do) and had free time at lunch to go beyond the four block radius around my office.

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Tiny graveyard: Chincoteague, Va.

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A few weeks ago, my husband and I were in Chincoteague, and went to 5 o’clock Mass at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. When we were leaving, I noticed gravestones and a beautiful columbarium outside. It wasn’t what you might actually call a parish cemetery — more like a hidden, private burial ground, just the size of a backyard. It was overgrown with flowers, had a memorial bench on the street side, and the columbarium was fairly new. A statue of St. Francis added to the peacefulness of the tiny graveyard. Read the rest of this entry »