Abraham Day brings three faiths together in the spirit of welcoming

Posted September 20, 2017 3:13 pm by Caroline Smith

Abraham Day brings three faiths together in the spirit of welcoming

Rabbi Dovid Freilich, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB and Imam Sheikh Muhammad Agherdien joined together to celebrate the message of their respective faiths for Abraham Day, celebrated at the University of Notre Dame Australia on 14 September. Photo: Supplied.

In addition to being the ‘father’ of three monotheistic faiths – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – Abraham is also a model of the welcoming behaviour that we should show to others, including strangers and outsiders.
This message was the focal point of Abraham Day, celebrated last week at the University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA), with keynote speakers from each of the three communities:

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