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Sister act: As historical nun, actor shares stories of St. Paul’s saints and sinners

Michelle Berg turns heads as she walks downtown St. Paul streets. But it’s not her, per se, that passersby see — it’s Mother Celestine Howard, a Victorian-era Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Berg acts the part of “Sister Celeste” in a full veil and habit, a rosary at her waist and a cross pinned just below her whimple. Thick-soled black Oxfords do double duty — they help her look the part of a nun while aiding the miles she logs as a walking tour guide in Minnesota’s Capitol city.

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Visiting G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and John Henry Newman: An England Pilgrimage (Photos)

In June 2019, my wife and I flew to England on a pilgrimage to celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary. We spent five days in London and three in Oxford. Our goal was to see and pray at all the sites associated with G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and John Henry Newman, who have each …

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