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Born to American parents in Shiraz, Iran, Valerie Jarrett's father worked as a physician. A Chicago lawyer close to Barack and Michelle Obama, Jarrett is a senior adviser to the president and heads the White House Office of Public Engagement.
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Colossians 1:1-8
From Paul, by the will of God an apostle of Christ Jesus, and ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 52:10, 11
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Gospel, Luke 4:38-44
Leaving the synagogue he went to Simon's house. Now Simon's ... Read More

Saint of the Day

September 2 Saint of the Day

St. Ingrid of Sweden
September 2: Born in Skänninge, Sweden, in the 13th century, St. Ingrid lived ... Read More