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Video: The Spiritual Exercises

What risks of the heart are worth taking?

Therese Franzese was an assistant at the Metropolitan Opera. Terence Netter was an artist and Jesuit priest. They wanted to marry, but he’d taken a vow of celibacy. This is a story of love prevailing against all odds.

A film by Lloyd Kramer and Scott Chestnut.

Read the story here: nyti.ms/37p78QJ

Running time: 17 minutes

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Photo: NY Times

5 comments on “Video: The Spiritual Exercises

  1. Lex Runciman
    December 28, 2021

    A deeply humane thing to watch. Thanks.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Barbara Huntington
    December 25, 2021

    Wow! I loved this. I wish I weren’t envious of people who still have each other in old age.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vox Populi
      December 26, 2021

      Yes, it is a blessing to have someone to share one’s life with in old age, but it doesn’t have to be a spouse. It can be a friend or sibling or grown child… You’ve been blessed in this way, no?

      Liked by 2 people

  3. Billy Clem
    December 25, 2021

    Beautiful. Thank you.

    Liked by 2 people

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