August 2021

Dear Reader: Welcome, Friar Pete!

When Tom Greene announced his retirement from drawing Pete and Repeat, our staff found itself facing a dilemma: How do you replace a staple of the magazine while also not erasing its legacy?
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Saint Clare of Assisi and her sisters

St. Clare: Light of Assisi

When this beloved saint died, the Church lost a luminary. But her legacy shines brightly to this day.
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Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory

Convert to Cardinal: The Journey of Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory

Inspired by his Catholic schoolteachers, Wilton Gregory dreamed of becoming a priest. Last year, Pope Francis named him the first Black US cardinal.
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St. Clare of Assisi

Let Us Pray: St. Clare’s Prayerful Life

The privilege of poverty, as much as I can embrace it, is an outer simplification. Advancing age reveals it to me, but Clare shows me how to maximize its revelations.
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Screen shot from film

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews IN THE HEIGHTS, SUMMER OF SOUL, and BUILDING A BRIDGE in our August issue!
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Louis of France: A Saintly King

To care for his people, Louis built cathedrals, churches, libraries, hospitals, and orphanages. He hoped to be treated the same way by the “King of Kings,” to whom he gave his life.
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