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Blessing of the Animals on the Feast of Saint Francis

Please join us for a Blessing of the Animals in the St. Francis Courtyard October 4, 2013  

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Pesach (Passover)

Begins at Sundown on April 6, 2012 Jewish 8 day pilgrimage festival celebrating the Exodus from slavery to freedom. Also known as Passover. “And this day shall become a memorial for you, and you shall observe it as a festival … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur

October7-8, 2011 Jewish Day of Atonement. The holiest of the Jewish year and is observed with strict fasting and repentance. During the time of the temple ritual, the high priest would enter the Holy of Holies to offer atonement for … Continue reading

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All Saints / All Souls Day

November 1 – 2, 2011 Christian day for honoring saints both known and unknown. A saint is a person has lived a life devoted to God and living a life of holiness. Some saints are people who were martyred for … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah

September 28-30, 2011 Jewish New Year. A time of introspection, abstinence, prayer and penitence. The story of Abraham is read, the ram’s horn is sounded, and special foods are prepared and shared. www.jewfaq.org/holiday2.htm

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