Connect with faith this season

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Even though National Bible Week may have a Christian slant, people of all religions can choose to rekindle or fully embrace their respective faiths and make them a priority this time of year. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – Reading scripture can be an integral part of participating in one’s religion and bringing a faithful community together. Scripture is an essential component of weekly faith services, but the Bible can be embraced any day of the week. Many may be surprised to discover that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt first declared the week of Thanksgiving as National Bible Week in 1941. National Bible Week encourages people to read the Bible or listen to its verses. The event is sponsored by the National Bible Association and the U.S. Catholic Council of Bishops. National Bible Week 2020 marks the 79th commemoration of the event. The timing of National Bible Week was perhaps intentional. The end of November marks the beginning of the season of thanks, faith and family. It’s a
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