Feast of St. Jeremiah

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mother and child Once again we have our Eastern Rite brothers and sisters to thank for reminding us of the saints of the Hebrew Scriptures. In the Byzantine calendar, today is the feast of St. Jeremiah. Learn more from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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A Long Obedience

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Today is the start of Passover, the period when Jews celebrate the liberation of the Israelites from slavery into freedom. David Brooks writes for The New York Times about the Jewish peoples’ liberation from unjust laws and rebinding to the laws which set them, and us, free. Read it here: A Long Obedience

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Alone, Yet Not Alone

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Rabbi Heschel and MLK Jr. David Brooks writes for The New York Times about how the experience of faith differs from the popular perception of religion. “Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel described one experience of faith in his book God in Search of Man: ‘Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement…Everything is phenomenal. …To be spiritual is to be amazed.'” Read it here: Alone, Yet Not Alone (Above: Rabbi Abraham Heschel and the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

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