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Taizé for February: Come, Holy Spirit, Come

Taizé for February: Come, Holy Spirit, Come

February 4, 2021

Veni Sancte Spiritus. Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful. And kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And you will renew the face of the earth.

Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849. Peaceable Kingdom, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=53085

Taizé for January: Peace, A Dream Made Real

January 6, 2021

We enter 2021 with hopeful anticipation. There are still struggles, but a vaccine against the coronavirus is becoming available. There is tension in our country, tension in our world; so, we pray together for peace.

Taizé for December: Come Closer

Taizé for December: Come Closer

December 3, 2020

As we gather for the December Taizé prayer, Advent has begun. We consciously await the coming of our Savior, Jesus Christ, with joyful expectation. Today's prayer will help us make space in our hearts for that Savior.

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Taize November: Remembering those we have lost

November 5, 2020

As we gather for this November Taize Prayer, we gather during a month that the Catholic Church sets aside to remember those who have died during the past year. This year we acknowledge especially all who have died because of the coronavirus.

Taize Oct. 1: Celebrating God’s Creation

October 1, 2020

As we gather for this Taize prayer in early October, we also celebrate the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, who is known for his love of the environment and all creation.

Taize Sept. 3: Praying for All Who Labor

September 3, 2020

As we gather for prayer this September, we in the United States are about to celebrate Labor Day. It is time to reflect on the dignity of work and to join our labor with that of the Divine Creator.

Taize Aug. 6: Praying for Hope Amidst the Pandemic

August 6, 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to bring us to our knees economically and socially, we fall on our knees to pray to our God to be with us and see us through this awful time.

Taize June 4: Tonight we prayer for right relationships

June 4, 2020

Many among us feel torn, disrupted and disturbed. We need a safe space to find God’s peaceful rule amidst this brokenness. We need a safe place, not to hide, but to recharge and renew ourselves to work for justice.

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