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Letters from the Pastor

Fr. Terry - August 13, 2017

A week from Monday will be a very unusual and natural phenomenon that is a “must see”: a solar eclipse.  I heard from the radio this past week that if you are in the true shadow of the moon (which will be passing through southern Illinois and Kentucky, that you will have about 8 minutes of time in “totality” (total coverage of the sun).  These events used to bear great meaning, albeit somewhat mysterious, for people of the past, especially in polytheistic religions and cultures.  For the Jews, and ourselves, we know that there is one Lord of all who has fixed things as such, and is always in control.

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