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Saints, Souls, and Politicians

November 4, 2021 1 min read
Light streams into the empty Notre Dame de Reims, France

It was an off-year for many elections, but that didn’t stop some buzz in the political world from grabbing headlines. One of the most noteworthy reminders from this election cycle is that prognostication regarding the political will of the people is an impossible task. Also noteworthy is the fact that election night fell on the feast of All Souls, reminding us that all creation is subject to futility (St. Paul). So we cast our ballots as dutiful, sovereign citizens, always reminding ourselves that the world in its present form is passing away. Memento mori!

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