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Out-of-This-World View

Sister Mary Clare and Mother Mary Leo, vicaress, view the solar eclipse through a pair of special lenses Aug. 21 at the Monastery of St. Clare in St. Louis. The Poor Clare nuns at the monastery excitedly anticipated the event for months, comparing the thrill of it to the 1999 visit of Pope John Paul II. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)