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Ascension Day: Facing East

From the April 2017 Print Edition

“Between the essence and the descentFalls the shadow.”—T. S. Eliot, The Hollow Men“. . . All things proceed to a joyful consummation.”—T. S. Eliot, Murder in the CathedralThe candles lit, the altar boysAssume their seats. The smoke ascends.The incense, in procession, triesTo lift our . . . . Continue Reading »