Via Sunday Miscellany, on RTÉ Radio 1 - at an anniversary Mass for a friend in her local church, Barbara Scully, no longer a Catholic, finds a meditative peace.
'The real world worships at the altar of doing, constantly doing. Our weekends are usually a list of domestic chores to be ticked off, followed perhaps by a lively family lunch out, if we get the jobs done...
"That was surprisingly enjoyable. And relaxing," I said to himself.
"Yeah, I thought so too. Maybe we should go more often."
"Steady on," said I...'
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