The Diocese of Kerry will make a special diocesan youth pilgrimage to Taizé, France, this June.
Aimed at young pilgrims aged 18–35, the
pilgrimage will depart for Taizé on Sunday 25 June to return to Ireland
on Sunday 2 July.
The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order in Taizé,
It is composed of more than one hundred
brothers, from Catholic and Protestant traditions, who originate from
about thirty countries across the world. It was founded in 1940 by
Brother Roger Schütz.
The community has become one of the world’s most important sites of
Christian pilgrimage, with a special welcome for young people.
100,000 young people from around the world make pilgrimages to Taizé
each year for prayer, Bible study, sharing, and communal work.
the community’s ecumenical outlook, they are encouraged to live in the
spirit of kindness, simplicity and reconciliation.
For more information on the upcoming pilgrimage, please see www.dioceseofkerry.ie.