Tag: prayer shawl

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    “As a parish nurse one of the greatest things we do is be present and just listen,” says Diane Tieman of Queen of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church in suburban Chicago. More

    April 6, 2012 | Comments

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    Jewish prayer shawls are called tallit. The elaborately braided fringes, the tzitzit, on the four corners of the shawls, represent God’s 613 commandments to the Jews. We discovered a synagogue with a class in which boys and girls preparing for their coming of age ceremonies, bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs, make their own tallit. More

    February 8, 2008 | Comments

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    We visited the prayer shawl ministry at St. James Episcopal Church in Lothian, Maryland, where members gather to knit and crochet shawls they hope will provide not only physical warmth but spiritual comfort as well. More

    April 29, 2005 | Comments