The view to the west outside her window and across the quad offered a sweeping panorama of the Shrine of Immaculate Conception. The sunsets, they say, are extraordinary from there.
And so Susan died just after sunset last Monday, rising through the orange and red mists to the angels who took her home.
• Julia Duin’s “Stairway to Heaven” column runs Thursdays and Sundays. Contact her at Julia Duin.
Julia Duin is the Times’ religion editor. She has a master’s degree in religion from Trinity School for Ministry (an Episcopal seminary) and has covered the beat for three decades. Before coming to The Washington Times, she worked for five newspapers, including a stint as a religion writer for the Houston Chronicle and a year as city editor at the ...
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