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The Balm of Dom Bosco

By Henry Hawthorne

Even in the frenzied peak of Brazil's football season, a liquid calm soothes everyone who enters Santuario Dom Bosco. Perched on the side of a busy and dusty road in Brasilia, the nation's capital, the space remains silent and holy, aglow with blue light that streams through stained glass. Here, a football fan spends some time reflecting on some more eternal (spiritual) goals, and less on the goals of the match earlier that day.

The Balm of Dom Bosco