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by far, my favorite morning.

The location of Santa Maria de Pazzis Cemetery  is central to the Puerto Rican belief in the separation of death and life. According to Rafael Rodríguez, Chaplain and director of pastoral services at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, the Spanish … Continue reading

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Santa María Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery.

This colonial era cemetery, named for Mary Magdalene sits by the Atlantic Ocean and the 16th century citadel, Morro Castle. Without sleeping the night before, we climbed the cemetery gates, at sunrise. I cannot imagine a more peaceful resting place.

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