47 - Joyful Mystery is the Annunciation; the second, the...

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abalone  The "stone" in Christine's ring is carved from the pearly, iridescent inner shell of the  abalone, an edible marine gastropod. Volaré  a Plymouth automobile manufactured by the Chrysler Corporation in the late 1970s. Last Rites  Catholic rites or sacraments administered to a dying person. candy striper  a volunteer worker in a hospital; originally they wore pink-and-white-striped uniforms. domicile  a person's residence, or home. Percocet  a prescription pain pill. the rez  the reservation. in Indian  Dorris never reveals which native language the main characters speak, nor does he  specify which tribe they are members of. for special  clothes worn for a "dress up" occasion. Oakdale  the fictional setting for the soap opera  As the World Turns . a bead in the living rosary . . . between the first and second joyful mysteries  Rosary beads  contain beads symbolic of Joyful Mysteries, Sorrowful Mysteries, and Glorious Mysteries. The first 
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Unformatted text preview: Joyful Mystery is the Annunciation; the second, the Visitation; examples of Sorrowful Mysteries include the Agony in the Garden and the Crowning with Thorns. St. Dominic Savio The son of a peasant, Dominic was born in Italy in 1842. When he was twelve years old, he vowed to become a priest and began studying in Turin, sweeping floors and counseling young boys who were considered misfits. Once, when two boys were about to stone one another, Dominic stepped between them, reminding them of Christ's sinless soul and telling them to stone him, Dominic, rather than one another. Three years later, he died and was beatified in 1950 and canonized in 1954. He is the patron saint of choirboys. teased into a rat's nest A woman backcombs all of her hair until it is enormously bouffant and then lacquers it thoroughly with hair spray....
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