North America

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Cathedral of Our Lady Queen of Angels: Strong Center of Faith and Open Doors to the World

Daniel Benedict, OSL writes, "A friend told me about the Cathedral of Our Lady Queen of Angels and said, 'The next time you are in Los Angeles, be sure and go there.' I took him at his word and after my order’s annual retreat in Redlands, California, I spent a morning at the first Roman Catholic Cathedral built in the 21st Century." Photo credit: Daniel Benedict

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Lenten Retreat in Anza Borrego Desert

"This year was my 30th year going to the Anza Borrego desert for my annual retreat during Lent."  Elizabeth Devereux reflects on this place of spirit in southeastern California, USA.

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