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    Waking up to God’s presence
    December 2, 2016  |  The Latest

    Advent is the season for renewing our awareness of God’s presence in our lives.

    The Scripture readings we hear at the beginning of Advent are about “waking up” and “being alert.” There is a reason for that.

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40th Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference addresses faith and the environment
December 2, 2016  |  Around the ADLA

Nearly 200 people attended the 40th annual Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference — “Our Planet in Peril: Repairing the Earth Through the Lens of Faith” — at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino on Nov. 11. The keynote speakers —Sister Toni Nash, a sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet and co-founder of Sisters of Earth, and Rabbi Sarah Bassin, the associate rabbi of Temple Emmanuel, Beverly Hills — both encouraged those gathered for “two traditions in dialogue” to discuss the interconnectedness of faith and its role in supporting the environment.

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