Tag: nuns

  • The need for speed (is not always a good thing)

    The need for speed (is not always a good thing)

    The other day there was a profile in the New York Times of a nun, Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble, who has the singular goal of reminding people of the inevitability of death. I like this nun. I like this goal. I liked Muriel Spark’s novel¬†Memento Mori, which is about a group of people receiving phone […]