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Day 4 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil) Day 4 Sharing, an Expression of Our Unity Readings Isaiah 58:6-10 Is it not to share your bread with the hungry Psalm 37:1-11 Trust in the Lord and do good Acts 4:32-37 Everything they owned was held … Continue reading

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Day 3 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil) Dear brothers and sisters, as disciples of the Lord we have a common responsibility to the world, we must carry out a common service: as the first Christian community of Jerusalem, beginning from what we already share, … Continue reading

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Day 2 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil.) “[O]ur hope is alive that, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, many diligent and competent persons who work in the ecumenical realm, will be able to make their contribution to the achievement of this great ecumenical … Continue reading

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Day 1 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil. I’m back. You can find the readings, commentaries, and prayers for the entire week here. Please pray with me.) Day 1 The Church in Jerusalem Readings Joel 2:21-22, 28-29 I will pour out my spirit on all … Continue reading

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Candlemas – The Meeting

(This is Neil) This coming Tuesday is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, or Candlemas. The readings can be found here (or, alternately, here). The learned Anglican Bishop of Gibraltar, Geoffrey Rowell, in his Credo column for the … Continue reading

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Thomas Aquinas and Ecumenism

(This is Neil) The editor of New Blackfriars has generously made a number of articles about Thomas Aquinas freely available. One of them is Yves Congar’s “Saint Thomas Aquinas and the Spirit of Ecumenism,” originally published in 1974 (see here … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2010

(This is Neil) Day 8 Theme: Witness through Hospitality Text – Have you anything here to eat? (Luke 24:41) Readings Gen 18:1-8 Let me bring a little bread, that you may refresh yourselves Psalm 146 He who gives justice to … Continue reading

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