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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

  • A Week Of Prayer For Christian Unity

    To the Editor:

    The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated from January 18 – 25, has just passed. May I share its roots that we, here in Newtown, might reflect upon its purpose?

    Jesus the Christ prayed: “As You (the Father) sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world that they may be one as we are one.”  That all may be one! What a magnificent hope for all people!

    Among the plausible explanations for celebrating such a week are: