Fasting in Solidarity with the Poor and Hungry

 

A long-time supporter of the Society of St. Andrew, Tony Hall is also former director of The Alliance to End Hunger, and has served as both a U.S. Congressman and a U.S. Ambassador. Hall has an abiding concern for our citizens most in need, and he sees America failing to step up and care for the poor and hungry. On Sunday, May 21, he joined with other faith leaders to begin a time of fasting, prayer, and advocacy. Here, you ...

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Ash Wednesday: Share your bread with the hungry

Sylvester

 

By Jean Blish Siers *

Isaiah 58:6-7:  “Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bands of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?  Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover them,  and not to hide yourself from your own kin?”

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, when the ...

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