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This morning’s Mass in Norcia

  A local agritourismo has kindly invited the monks to set up a temporary chapel in one of their refurbished buildings. It was hardly touched by the earthquake, and is very suitable, though of course quite small setting. The owners gave us a nice spread

Aftershocks seem to be done

After three days of waking up to the house shaking and the ground rumbling and wondering if the ceiling is going to kill me, the aftershocks seem to have finished. Fingers crossed. The mood of the whole town seems to be lightening. I buzzed around


Was just in the piazza, and saw the engineer who’s inspecting the Basilica for damage. He had the Coolest. Robot. Ever. Basically, one of these with a camera attached. Not much more news. Life returning mostly to normal in town. Most shops are open, people