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National Day of Prayer in South Bend, Oregon

"Granthi Amarjeet Singh, left, and Tina Kaur Rekhi of the Sikh faith offer a prayer Thursday morning at the annual Community Prayer Breakfast at Century Center in South Bend sponsored by the United Religious Community." (source: South Bend Tribune)

“Granthi Amarjeet Singh, left, and Tina Kaur Rekhi of the Sikh faith offer a prayer Thursday morning at the annual Community Prayer Breakfast at Century Center in South Bend sponsored by the United Religious Community.” (source: South Bend Tribune)

Yesterday, in South Bend, Oregon, 300 members of various faith communities came together for an interfaith commemoration of the National Day of Prayer in the United States. Despite. Participant Timothy Erdel, a professor of religion and philosophy, looks at the bigger picture of bringing diverse people together:

“What’s most important to us, we may not share in common, but there are still important secondary concerns such as citizenship, peace, duty to neighbors.”

Read more at the South Bend Tribune.

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