Memorial of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Doctor of the Church

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a shower of rose petals at the Vatican

In an age when we have learned to enshrine our worst traits as that which makes us particular and, God help us, interesting, let us ask Therese to pray that we, too, might learn “the little way.” (Above: a shower of rose petals at the Pantheon.) More from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Mary by Patty Griffin

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Patty Griffin is a singer-songwriter and self-described lapsed Catholic. She says of faith, “You need to take in the mystery, and religion is an effort to make that a regular things in people’s lives.” She’s written hits, but find herself drawn to gospel and Americana. Listen to her song “Mary” & more after the jump:

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