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Eid al-Adha begins at sundown

July 30

At the end of the annual pilgrimage, Muslims celebrate the “Festival of Sacrifice.” It includes a ritual sacrifice of a sheep, camel, or goat, to honor the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command.

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July 30
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“And let them first pray together, that so they may associate in peace.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict