Rev. Dr. William G. Rusch reflects on the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul in the early twenty-first century.
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.
Best-selling author Mary Higgins Clark passed on January 31st at age 92. Celebrated the world over as “The Queen of Suspense,” Clark was no less prolific in her good works.
"I was director of the retreat center from 1973-77 during which time it was known as 'The Graymoor Christian Unity Center'."
In 1960, His Eminence Richard Cardinal Cushing of the Archdiocese of Boston reached out to Fr. Bonaventure Koelzer, SA, the Friars’ Minister General at the time, and requested the Friars establish a chapel and information center in the South Shore region in Massachusetts.
Chapel of Our Savior in Brockton, MA celebrated the Week of Prayer with (from right to left) Fr. Damian MacPherson, SA; Rev. Mary Perry, Pastor of Faith Congregational Church, Stoughton,
On Saturday, January 25, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor welcomed four deacons from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, N.Y., as Tertiaries of the Society of the Atonement...