This year the Lord grants us, once again, a favourable time to prepare to celebrate with renewed hearts the great mystery of the death and resurrection of Jesus, the cornerstone of our personal and communal Christian life.
During a celebration of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Friars honored the hometown of Servant of God Fr. Paul Wattson, SA, with a gift of a statue of Our Lady of the Atonement.
The saying from our gospel that we all know so well, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. It is a command that has often been used to justify our brutality.
The gospel today contains a rubric for the Eucharist. Rubrics are directions in the official book that we use for mass. They are printed in red ink.
Rev. Dr. William G. Rusch reflects on the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul in the early twenty-first century.
Dr. David Livingstone, who died in 1873, was a Scottish missionary and explorer. He spent over half of his life serving in Africa.
Beginning in 2020, Ecumenical Trends will be published bi-monthly (for a total of 6 issues per year, instead of 11 issues), with each issue made more substantial than in the past.
On January 25, 2020, Pope Francis ended the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, an initiative rooted in the efforts of Servant of God Fr. Paul Wattson, SA, with an ecumenical prayer service in Rome.