O'Malley, a Capuchin friar, spends some time like a good Franciscan, getting back to the garden
What does a cardinal armed with gardening tools do? The cardinal in question is the archbishop of Boston, Capuchin friar Seán O’Malley, one of the advisers to Pope Francis.
Recently, the cardinal lent a hand to volunteer staff at the Archdiocese of Boston’s Pastoral Center to revive the soil and rearrange the flower beds in front of the Immaculate Conception Church in Stoughton.
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