Wednesday, August 24, 2005

this is encouraging

Brother Roger Schutz pursued many ecumenical dreams in his long life, but in death one of them came true: At a Eucharistic service celebrated Tuesday by a Roman Catholic cardinal for Brother Roger, a Swiss Protestant, communion wafers were given to the faithful indiscriminately, regardless of denomination.

Read the whole thing here. Folks can get carried away with the Taize aesthetic, and they can ape it to their detriment. But Taize was (and is) used powerfully by the Lord.

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