To get ready for the summer of 2015 in Taizé and to continue to reflect on a “new solidarity”, some texts written by young people from Asia are published on this page.Bangladesh: Unity means everyone being ready to work together Rafayel, a young Bangladeshi, reacts to the theme of the visible communion of Christians developed by Brother Alois in his "Proposals 2014". For me, the search for unity (...)
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On this page we would like to publicise local initiatives involving European young people, in the church or beyond. If you have an example of a commitment to share please write to echoes taize.fr.Edinburgh - Granton Community Gardeners Granton is an area of Edinburgh where at first sight there are only housing blocks. As one resident put it: Here, people only scurry between the bus stop and (...)
Having in view the “Gathering for a New Solidarity” to be held in Taizé from August 9-16, 2015, with a few of the brothers I went to America, continuing the visits which we made to Asia and Africa last year and the year before, and which we will follow up by visiting the young people of Oceania at the beginning of 2015. We participated in young adult meetings in the United States and Canada, (...)
In the lead up to the community’s celebration of 2015, Brother Alois proposed in 2012 a three-year time of searching “Towards a New Solidarity”, in order to renew in the light of the Gospel our commitment to human solidarity and announced that during this period, gatherings would be held with young adults would be held on every continent. As he said during the European Meeting in Prague, after (...)