March 3 & 4 – “Holy and Unholy Poverty”

Sophie Tucker has been quoted as saying (perhaps inaccurately), “I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. Rich is better.” It’s a sentiment any number of us would endorse. And yet, many of the world’s spiritual traditions recommend poverty to their adherents – or at the very least, a radically simple way of living. Are there circumstances under which “poor is better?”

On Saturday, a saxophone quartet led by Rob Cunningham will provide the special music. For Sunday, the Festival Choir, Sergei Pavlov, director, will sing.


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