change language
you are in: home - prayer - easter - memory o...our time newslettercontact uslink

Support the Community

  

Memory of the Martyrs of our Time


 
printable version

Prayer Vigil in memory of those who,
 in these last years,
have given their life for the Gospel


During the night that the world is crossing, many witnesses to faith illuminate the walk of humanity towards Christ, dead and risen for us. This is why the memory of those who have given their lives for the Gospel is so precious and meaningful, particularly in the heart of the Holy Week. 

Following Jesus on the sorrowful road, the martyrs for faith, for charity, for reconciliation and peace help us to renew our life, indicating us the stone on which to build it.  They orient us again to the courage of choices and to the seriousness of Christian life.

 

Italy
Roma Tuesday,
7 April 2009, 7.00 pm
Basilica  Santa Maria in Trastevere
presided over by H. Em. Card. William Joseph Levada
Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
Napoli 30 March 2009, 7.30 pm
Basilica di Santa Restituta
presided over by the Archbishop H. Em. Card. Crescenzio Sepe
Catania 24 March 2009, 8.30 pm
San Michele Arcangelo (ai Minoriti)
presided over by the Archbishop of Catania H.E. Mgr. Salvatore Gristina
Genova 7 April 2009, 6.30 pm
Basilica dell'Annunziata
presided over by H. E. Mgr. Luigi Palletti, auxiliar bishop of Genova
Belgio
Antwerpen Tuesday,
7 April 2009, 8.00 pm
Cathedral of Antwerpen
presided over by the bishop, H. E. Mgr Johan Bonny
Liegi Lunedì Santo, 
6 aprile 2009, ore 19.00
Eglise Saint-Barthélemy
presiede il vescovo di Liegi Mgr Aloys Jousten
Francia
Parigi Tuesday,
7 April 2009, 8.30 pm
église Saint-Merri (métro Hôtel-de-Ville)
Nederlands
Rotterdam Monday 6 April, 7.30 pm
Cathedral of Rotterdam
presided over by the bishop of Rotterdam, H.E. Mgr. Ad Van Luyn
Germany
Würzburg Tuesday,
7 April 2009, 7.00 pm
Church of the Franciscans
Fr. Leo Beck OFM Conv
Minister of the province of German O.F.M. conv.
Aachen Tuesday,
7 April 2009, 7.00 pm
Cathedral of Aachen
presided over by bishop Heinrich Mussinghoff
in presence of ecumenical representatives
Spain
Barcellona Tuesday,
7 Aprile 2009, 7.30 pm
Basílica dels Sants Màrtirs Justs i Pastor
presided over by Mons.Sebastià Taltavull
Auxiliar  Bishop of Barcellona
U.S.A.
New York Tuesday, 
7 April 2009, 6.30 pm
Corpus Christi, 529 W 121 Street
Boston Tuesday, 
7 April 2009, 8.00 pm
St. Mary’s Chapel, Boston College
South Bend Monday, 
6 April 2009, 7.00 pm
St. Joseph’s Chapel, Holy Cross College
Hungary
Budapest  3 Aprile 2009, 7.00 pm
Church of Kisboldogasszony (Egyetemi), Budapest V., Papnövelde utca 9.
presided over by Mgr. Antal Spányi
Auxiliar bishop of Székesfehérvár
Argentina
Buenos Aires 7 de Abril de 2009 – 19.30hs
Catedral Metropolitana
(Av. Rivadavia y San Martín, Capital)
Preside: Emmo. Sr. Cardenal Jorge Mario Bergoglio



Back to:


RELATED NEWS
September 15 2016

The breviary of Fr. Jacques Hamel to be kept in St. Bartholomew in Rome among the memories of the martyrs of our time


Thursday, 15 Setpember at 8 pm
IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT
May 12 2016
WARSAW, POLAND

The memory of martyrs before the cross broken by bombs


Ecumenical prayer with Cardinal Nycz in the Church of San Martino in Warsaw
IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | PL
May 14 2015
ROME, ITALY

An App to pray with the Community of Sant'Egidio


Half an hour a day with the Lord and in prayer along with our brothers for the sick, for the poor, for peace, for the Church ... (on Android phones, soon also in Apple store)
IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT
October 24 2011

The Spirit of Assisi: 25 Years of Prayer for Peace

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | NL | RU
July 4 2011

Rome - For the 40th anniversary of the movement "Faith and Light", more than 500 disabled people in prayer, along with "The Friends" of the Community of Sant'Egidio, in Santa Maria in Trastevere

IT | EN | DE | FR | NL
June 3 2011

Rome: In the Basilica of San Bartolomeo, the delivery of the stole of Ragheed Aziz Ganni, Chaldean priest killed in Mosul in Iraq

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | CA | NL
all related news

ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 15 2018
Roma sette
Ecumenismo, in processione con anglicani, luterani e ortodossi
November 27 2017
SIR
Sant’Egidio: veglia di preghiera a San Bartolomeo per suor Veronika Theresia
November 20 2017
Main-Post
Die Freunde sind füreinander da
August 28 2017
Il Ticino
Comunità di Sant'Egidio Pavia - La preghiera in ricordo di Joseph
August 10 2017
Famiglia Cristiana
L'ultimo regalo di padre Jacques: ricordarci che l'estate è un tempo in cui sentire l'invito di Dio a prendersi cura del mondo
all press-related