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Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Three celebrations of remembrance and new life coincide in the coming days. On Tuesday evening, April 15, Jews began Passover with the sharing of the Seder, a meal that reminds them of God’s deliverance when they were slaves in Egypt, through the Red Sea waters to new life.

At the same time Christians celebrated Holy Week, a story that takes them into the back streets of Jerusalem to the killing fields of the Roman Empire and finally to a new dawn. Like the Passover journey, the pilgrimage of Easter is one through death to new life.

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