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Religion

Don Follis: Mourning is an essential part of prayer, worship

In his book "A Sacred Sorrow — reaching out to God in the lost language of Lament," award-winning Christian musician Michael Card tells the story of his experience of going to Sunday morning worship but not feeling what he presumed others apparently felt.

Sunday Special: Select few still heeding call of a life of sisterhood

Sister Mariela Stodden grew up in a Catholic family in Kansas City, Mo., and attended Catholic schools.

But it wasn't until she attended a Steubenville Conference at age 18 — reluctantly, at the urging of friends — that her faith became deep and personal.

Religion calendar, Sept. 11-18, 2015

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Religion calendar, Sept. 4-11, 2015

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Don Follis: Whatever comes our way, this is not the end of our story

Holy cow, my dad could work. He worked all week, and then on Saturdays he swept and mopped floors and washed and vacuumed his cars. If someone asked him if he was retired, he would say, "What? Of course not." When he was 80 I heard him say to someone, "I work 40 hours a week. A man has to pull his weight in this old world."

Religion calendar, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2015

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Man still sought in menorah incident at Chabad center

CHAMPAIGN — University of Illinois police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who damaged the menorah at the Chabad Jewish Center, 509 S. Fourth St., C.

Around 6 a.m. Aug. 19, surveillance cameras recorded a man pushing over the menorah on the front lawn of the center, causing it to break at the base. Damage costs were estimated at $2,269.

Religion calendar, Aug. 21-28, 2015

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Menorah outside Chabad Jewish Center vandalized for 2nd time (w/video)

CHAMPAIGN — The menorah outside the Chabad Jewish Center at the University of Illinois has been vandalized for the second time this year, Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel said Wednesday.

Only this time, they have the culprit on videotape.

Don Follis: Leadership: Why do you do what you do?

Last week at a leadership conference, I was reminded of an incident at my friend's farm when we were boys in Kansas.