Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky. is hosting an ecumenical prayer and music service Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the new Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Representatives from various Christian denominations will participate in this event, including those from Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant faiths. The service will include a selection of songs and prayers derived from the Taizé Community, which is an ecumenical monastic order in Burgundy, France. The Taizé Community includes more than a hundred brothers from Protestant and Catholic traditions who originate from nearly 30 countries. More than 100,000 young people from around the world make pilgrimages to Taizé each year for prayer, Bible study, sharing and communal work.
Woven within the program, the Heritage Edition volume of The Saint John’s Bible, Gospels and Acts, will be unveiled. The event proceeds the March 20 Hillemeyer Lecture, which features the director of The Saint John’s Bible, Tim Ternes who will speak at 7 p.m. on the making of the historic Bible.