Fasting: The Practice of Holy Longing
In honor of the Muslim Celebration of Ramadan
A diverse and inclusive n interfaith program of formation and education sponsored by St. Peter's Health Partners for local clergy, chaplains, and spiritual caregivers.
Fasting is a spiritual practice embraced by most World Religions. This 1-hour Webinar will explore the purpose and practice of fasting within the Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions. This interfaith program is a WebEx conference hosted by SPHP on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from Noon until 1 PM. No pre-registration is needed. Just click on the link on May 4, 2021 at Noon.
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3 reflectors (1 Rabbi, 1 Imam, 1 Christian) will speak on the purpose and practice of fasting within their tradition. The brief presentations will be followed by a period of question and answer with participants and among our panelists.
The proposed schedule:
11:55 am WebEx opens
Noon Welcome & Introduction of Presenters
12:05 pm Fasting within the Jewish Tradition (Rabbi Moshe Bomzer)
12:15 pm Fasting within the Islamic Tradition (Imam Abdulkadir Elmi)
12:25 pm Fasting within the Christian Tradition (Fr. Ed Kacerguis)
12:35 pm Open forum for Conversation between Panelists and Participants
12:55 pm Concluding Remarks
Iman Abdulkadir Elmi, Rabbi Moshe Bomzer, and Fr. Ed Kacerguis