Monday, April 02, 2007
TAIZE GATHERING OF YOUTH PLANNED FOR MONTREAL THIS MONTH
A number of Canadians who have been to Taizé or taken part in a Taizé weekend in Canada have been asking: "Would it be possible to organize a weekend in Canada that would bring together young adults from various parts of the country and the U.S.?"
It's a great joy to announce that such a weekend is being planned for next year. It will take place in Montréal from 27 to 29 April 2007. Cardinal Turcotte, Archbishop of Montréal, the Rt Reverend Barry Clarke, the Anglican bishop of Montreal, and the "Synod Montréal and Ottawa Conference" of the United Church of Canada have already expressed their joy of welcoming such an event. Cardinal Turcotte told a Taizé brother the wonderful memories he had of Brother Roger's visit to Montréal in 1980. Brother Alois, who is Brother Roger's successor as prior of the Community, will be in Montréal for the meeting.
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