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Programma

This page gives the detailed programme for the end of year meeting [https://www.taize.fr/en_rubrique3490.html]. All the activities listed below will be accessible to everyone through the Taizé YouTube channel. The various links will be updated regularly on this page.

In order to participate in small group sharing and to dialogue with the speakers during the workshops, you need to register for the meeting.

The Bible introductions will be in English with sub-titles available in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Polish. The workshops will be in English with simultaneous translations available for each workshop in three or four additional languages.

Hoping in season and out of season

Brother Alois’ message for 2021 will be published before Christmas on this website. The daily themes are shown below the titles of the different parts of this message.

Sunday 27 December

6.45pm

Evening prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.
- With a word of welcome from Brother Alois and an introduction to the meeting by two young volunteers living in Taizé


Monday 28 December | “Attentive to signs of hope”

Morning prayer organised locally

Bible introduction on Matthew 2:1-12

Presentation by young people from different parts of the world

Small group sharing

12.30pm

Midday prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.

3pm

Workshop | "I was a stranger and you welcomed me": discovering new horizons of hope with migrants and refugees
- With Orsi Hardi (Hungary/France) and Amaya Valcarcel (Spain/Italy)
- in English, French, Spanish, German and Polish

5pm

Workshop | Violence, injustice and anger: a conversation about some of the tensions in our world today
- With a group of volunteers and several pre-recorded presentations
- in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

6.45pm

Evening prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.

And in addition

  • Walking the Christmas story: a pilgrimage to Saint Stephen’s source in Taizé
    - With a group of volunteers, recorded during the time of Advent
  • Evening prayer from the chapel of the Brothers of Taizé in Mymensingh, Bangladesh (recorded just before Christmas)

Tuesday 29 December | “Living as brothers and sisters”

Morning prayer organised locally

Bible introduction on Luke 10.25-37

Presentation by young people from different parts of the world

Small group sharing

12.30pm

Midday prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.

3pm

Workshop | Moving from competition to cooperation: the challenges to public health in the time of COVID-19.
- With Dr. Christoph Benn (Germany/Switzerland)
- in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Polish

5pm

Workshop | Commiting oneself and holding on to one’s convictions: a conversation with young people involved in various social and political initiatives.
- With Kenzie Bok (USA) and Daniele Vico (Italy) and pre-recorded presentations from different countries.
- in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German

6.45pm

Evening prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.
- With a meditation by Brother Alois

And in addition

  • Listening to people of hope – films and sharing with L’Arche Community
  • Evening prayer from the chapel of the Brothers of Taizé in Alagoinhas, Brazil (recorded just before Christmas)

Wednesday 30 December | “Believing – trusting in a presence”

Morning prayer organised locally

Bible introduction on John 14.15-24

Presentation by young people from different parts of the world

Small group sharing

12.30pm

Midday prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.

3pm

Workshop | What is the Church? A dialogue between four Christians coming from different traditions.
- With Father Joan Lena (Albania/Netherlands), Joy Candelario (Philippines), Apostle Lord Donkor (Ghana/United Kingdom) and Rev. Rita Powell (United States)
- in English, French, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese and Italian

5pm

Workshop | Responding to the climate emergency: where do we stand now?
- With climatologist Jean Jouzel (France)
- in French, English, Spanish and German

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6.45pm

Evening prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.

And in addition

  • A prayer for reconciliation and peace in a church close to the border between South and North Korea, recorded just before Christmas

Thursday 31 December | “Discerning a new horizon”

Morning prayer organised locally

Bible introduction on Psalm 96

Presentation by young people from different parts of the world

Small group sharing

12.30pm

Midday prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.

3pm

Workshop | Seeking and finding God in our lives: how can a centuries-old spiritual tradition help us today?
- With sister Muriel and sister Sonila, Sisters of Saint Andrew
- in English, French, Spanish, Polish and German

5pm

Workshop | A journey of faith and doubt: exploring ways to pray
- With a group of volunteers
- in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

6.45pm

Evening prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.

And in addition

  • Prayer for peace for the night of December 31, with the participation of young people from some 25 countries throughout the world

Friday 1 January | “Changing our way of seeing”

10am

Morning prayer live from the Church of Reconciliation in Taizé.
- With a word of conclusion from Brother Alois and from two volunteers

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