Holy day: Jewish

 

Time:
9:00 AM until 11:00 PM

Date:
Sunday, February 24, 2013

Location:
Purim

Contact:
mission-identity@xavier.edu

Description:

Purim: A festival that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people living throughout the ancient Persian Empire from persecution by Haman the Agagite.

Reflection:
Cursed is Haman who sought to destroy me, blessed is Mordechai the Jew.
Cursed is Zeresh, the wife of my tormentor, blessed is Esther [who acted] for me.
(Purim Song)
 
 

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