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Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (March 15, 2019)

1. “Hello brother.”

2. This Facebook live conversation on children and mental-health crises happening at 1:30 p.m. EST today with Kay Warren and Kelly Rosati. [Update: It had to be postponed.]

3. David Brooks on How to Fight Suicide

4. ‘I Perfectly Understand Why This Kills People’: Former Transgender Jamie Shupe Details How Process Affected Him

5. Peggy Noonan: “Do not network. Make friends. Learn about the lives of others.

6. Full disclosure, I’ve never met a donkey. But the aforementioned Kelly Rosati will testify to human/animal connections being something “straight from the good Lord Himself.”

PBS: How donkeys are helping kids with autism process their feelings

7. A tribute to a life, heart, and editor’s eye

8. St. Joseph’s day altars in New Orleans — this is intense

9. A litany for couples praying to conceive

Also, an adoption novena.

10. Why you might want to watch The Scarlet and the Black, if you haven’t.

11. A Lent homily from Father Raniero Cantalamessa

12. Fr. James Schall S.J. On the Divine Plan


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I had a striking experience Monday morning, that I write about here, and its making me more comfortable with the cross as home, I pray, this Lent.

Also at NRI, we send out a weekly compendium of some of what I’m up to in and around the Center for Religion, Culture, and Civil Society. Right now, among other things, I’m re-reading William F. Buckley’s Nearer, My God for Lent, with little snippets shared in the e-mail. If that sounds like something you want in on, it’s free and you can sign up here.

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