The Case Against Airplanes and For Staying Put

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airplane pollution

My generation is all about travel. But what if all that flying is polluting the environment and keeping us from finding true contentment? Christie Aschwanden writes for Slate about her decision to stay grounded for a year: I Stayed Within 100 Miles of My House for a Year: The Case Against Airplanes and For Staying Put

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TCC Reads: Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin SJ

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James Martin S.J.

Our own Anna Keating recommends The New York Times bestseller Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin, SJ. Read her review and see photos, like the Garden of Gethsemane, after the jump:

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Top 10 Pre-Lenten Celebrations Worldwide

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Fiesta de los Flores y Frutas, Ecuador

This year the season of Lent begins on February 10th (Ash Wednesday), but before a time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, there’s always a party. The National Geographic‘s list of the ten best Pre-Lenten celebrations worldwide here: Top 10 Pre-Lenten Celebrations Worldwide. See videos of dancing in New Orleans and more on our Facebook page. Photos after the jump:

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