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Diocese of GalwayKilmacduagh & Kilfenora

Deoise na GaillimheChill Mac Duach & Chill Fhionnúrach

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Published on 19/01/2021
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The 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated from 18 to 25 January. With over 100 years of history, this octave of prayer is a period set aside for Christians around the world to jointly pray for visible Christian unity, and move closer towards the fulfilment of Jesus’ Last Supper prayer that "they all may be one".

Resources for this year have been prepared by the monastic community of Grandchamp, Switzerland. The theme is: “Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit”, taken from John 15:1–17, and expresses the Grandchamp Community’s vocation to prayer, reconciliation and unity in the church and the human family.

Irish Prayer Resource booklet

English Prayer Resource booklet

Full booklet from the Grandchamp Community

Diocesan Ecumenical Prayer Service

To mark Christian Unity Week, the diocese is hosting an Ecumenical Prayer Service, online via Zoom, on Thursday 21 January at 7.30pm. All are welcome to join through the link and details below.

Meeting ID: 897 8900 9029
Passcode: 127787