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In God's Hands: The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle enables us to journey in prayer through every region of the world and through every week of the year affirming our solidarity with Christians all over the world, brothers and sisters living in diverse situations, experiencing diverse problems and sharing diverse gifts.

At the very heart of the ecumenical movement is the reality of prayer. Jesus prayed that we may all be one, united in God in the mystery of the Trinity. That is the basis and the goal of our search for unity.

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle enables us to journey in prayer through every region of the world and through every week of the year affirming our solidarity with Christians all over the world, brothers and sisters living in diverse situations, experiencing diverse problems and sharing diverse gifts. Lord, hear our prayer ...

These pages are based on the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle "In God's Hands - Common Prayer for the World" (ISBN 978-2825414880). The book and the website offer valuable aids for intercessory prayers, prayer on behalf of and in solidarity with others.

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To view the prayers for the coming weeks, please click on the following links:

Title Start Date End Date
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands 2017-02-26 00:00:00 2017-03-04 23:59:00
Ireland; United Kingdom: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales 2017-03-05 00:00:00 2017-03-11 23:59:00
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden 2017-03-12 00:00:00 2017-03-18 23:59:00

* The mention or absence of a country or a name of a country in this list does not imply any political judgment on the part of the World Council of Churches.