Resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins on 18 January, culminating in the feast of the conversion of St. Paul on 25 January. Here are daily meditations and several other articles and stories related to the Octave for Christian Unity.
"That They May Be One": Prayer for Christian Unity
Meditations for each day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, from 18 to 25 January, which ends on the feast of the conversion of Saint Paul.
"Let us seek ever greater fraternity and full unity"
From 2-6 December, Pope Francis is making an apostolic journey to Cyprus and Greece. With links to all of his addresses and homilies.
"Unity is a gift, it is a grace to be requested through prayer"
In his 20 January general audience, Pope Francis spoke about the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and the need to beseech God humbly for this gift.
Address at Ecumenical Prayer Service
At St. Joseph's Parish in New York, the Pope met with representatives from various Christian denominations for a brief ecumenical prayer service. He asked everyone present to pray for "the 'oneness of hope, oneness of faith, and oneness of love' that alone will convince the world that Jesus Christ is the one sent by the Father for the salvation of all."
“The teaching of Josemaría Escrivá is inherently ecumenical”
Evgeni Pazukhin of St. Petersburg, Russia, is a philosopher and author. He has written the first biography of St. Josemaría Escrivá in Russian.