serves to commemorate Hagar's search for water for her son and God's mercy in answering prayers.
The walkway is entirely covered by a gallery and is divided into four one-way lanes, of which the inner two are reserved for the elderly and disabled.
In Islamic tradition, Abraham (Ibrahim) was commanded by God to leave his wife Hagar (Hajar) and their infant son, Ishmael (Isma'il), alone in the desert between Safa and Marwa.
When their provisions were exhausted, Hagar went in search of help or water.
Orselli said Catholic Charities, an organ of the archdiocese, actually would handle the sale. “Nothing has been determined at this time for Nativity Church.” “We understand they have many responsibilities.