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A glitch in the travels

Well, after some flight connection issues, we made it to Rome. Sadly, our luggage didn't. Emily's made it over the weekend and she's been sharing her clothes. We arrived in Assisi on New Year's eve.

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Sunday, June 3

Last day in Firenze! We visited the Pitti Palace of the Medici. Ironically, the throne room also included Christ on His throne, quite a statement of affinity. We walked through more than 50 some rooms stuffed floor to ceiling with Rubens, Titians, Tintorettos, and painted ceilings.

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Monday, May 28

Merry Christmas!!!!! Today we left Assisi and traveled to Greccio - where Francis began the wonderful tradition of the Creche (Nativity Scene).

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Sunday, May 27

Thus begins our 7:30 am lecture on faith. "faith is a risk," claims Fr. Andre. He deftly weaves together the historical, the intellectual, the personal, the spiritual to reveal what that means.

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Friday, May 25

The taxi ride today down from Assisi to the valley allowed us to view the city on a beautiful sunny day ( not like our dreary entry ride into Assisi).

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Thursday, May 24

When some of the pilgrims were using their reposito (afternoon siesta) for it's intended purpose, we chose to go hiking and exploring. First we chose to hike uphill to see San Rufino church. It was beautiful and holds the font where both St. Clare and St. Francis were baptized.

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The New Year in Assisi

Assisi is beautiful! We are all loving Assisi! You see God's beauty everywhere and you feel the peace and love all over. We celebrated New Year in Assisi and we really enjoyed our time at the square!

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