Taizé at Easter: “Let us welcome the joy of the Resurrection!”

  Each day of Holy Week, the young people arriving in Taizé were more and more numerous. On Good Friday, Brother Alois went to Paris where he had been invited to lead a Way of the Cross on the Champs Elysées, with young people from four continents and hundreds of Parisians. In Taizé, there were … Continue reading “Taizé at Easter: “Let us welcome the joy of the Resurrection!””

Once divisive, pilgrimage in Germany now fosters unity

  By Ruby Russell Ecumenical News International The Trier Cathedral is home to a relic said to be a seamless garment worn by Jesus Christ shortly before his crucifixion view. Photo: Pecold Thousands of pilgrims arrived on April 13 in the German city of Trier to celebrate 500 years of the Pilgrimage of the Holy … Continue reading “Once divisive, pilgrimage in Germany now fosters unity”

Episcopal Divinity School awarded 200K educational technology grant

  [Episcopal Divinity School] The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, based in Jacksonville, Florida, recently announced that it has awarded Episcopal Divinity School a grant of $200,000. The award will be used to support President Ragsdale’s goal of strengthening the institution by updating its educational technology. EDS is among the first Episcopal seminaries to launch successful … Continue reading “Episcopal Divinity School awarded 200K educational technology grant”

Filmmaker brings Breugel painting to life

  By A. D. McKenzie Ecumenical News International   As he travels around the world presenting his film The Mill and the Cross, Polish director Lech Majewski finds himself discussing the many religious themes in the work. 

 The film centres on about a dozen of the 500 characters that inhabit Pieter Bruegal the Elder … Continue reading “Filmmaker brings Breugel painting to life”

Bible translation links Inuit to Word of God

  By Marites N. Sison staff writer This June, Inuit living in the eastern Arctic and northern Quebec will finally have the opportunity to read the entire Bible in their own language. After 33 years, a team of clergy from the Anglican diocese of the Arctic has finished the monumental task of translating the Bible … Continue reading “Bible translation links Inuit to Word of God”