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"Jacob's Song" by Brother Isaiah

Published:
December 22, 2023
December 11, 2017
A still from Brother Isaiah's "Jacob's Song."

Brother Isaiah and his brother friar were walking through lower Manhattan with a guitar when a homeless man called out to them and requested a song. His name was Jacob. Brother Isaiah sat down next to him and played him this song.After he finished playing, they gave the man a miraculous medal and continued on their way. The homeless man ran up behind them and asked for another song. Brother Isaiah pointed to a Catholic church they were standing in front of that was about to begin a Eucharistic healing service.“There is music in there,” Brother Isaiah said.The man walked inside.Here's the full story of Brother Isaiah and “Jacob’s Song” on Aleteia.

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Grotto Shares
Published:
December 22, 2023
December 11, 2017
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