To Be a Witness

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“To be a witness [for Jesus Christ] does not consist in engaging in propaganda, nor even in stirring people up, but in being a living mystery. It means to live in such a way that one’s life would not make sense if God did not exist.” ~Cardinal Emmanuel Célestin Suhard

(1985) A Carthusian choir monk sits alone, reading in his cell, at St. Hugh's Charterhouse monastery in Sussex, England. Religion News Service file photo by Colin Horsman

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