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Karen Edmisten

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Karen Edmisten is the author of The Rosary: Keeping Company with Jesus and Mary and Through the Year with Mary: 365 Reflections, both published by Servant Books. In her newest book, After Miscarriage: A Catholic Woman’s Companion to Healing and Hope, she tells women that they are not alone in reacting strongly, even frighteningly, to their loss and reassures them that hope and healing will come.  A regular guest on Relevant Radio, she is also a contributor to Atheist to Catholic: Stories of Conversion. Karen blogs at karenedmisten.blogspot.com.

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