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Snow on the Mount of Olives!

On January 26th, in the evening, snowfall could be forecasted. Throughout the night, snow fell silently to cover the sleeping mount. In the morning, the cloister patio was absolutely white, and the neighbourhood surprisingly quiet…

Our trainee, originating from Côte d’Ivoire was delighted. She had never seen snow!

However, the heavy snow and the violent wind caused disastrous damage to the trees in the garden. Early morning, the Sister gardener shook the trees, but many branches yet broke…

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