TAIZÉ AT CREIGHTON 2015-2016

It can be difficult to set aside time to be quiet and present to the Lord with our busy schedules. We invite you to spend 45 minutes in meditative prayer on these dates. Everyone in the Creighton community and greater Omaha community is welcome!

  • September 17 at 8:00pm in Halley Chapel (Lower St. John's)
  • October 8 at 8:00pm in Deglman Chapel
  • November 9 at 8:00pm in Kiewit Chapel
  • November 19 at 8:00pm in Halley Chapel (Lower St. John's)
  • January 21 at 7:00pm in St. John's Main Church - Service for the International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
  • February 18 at 8:00pm in Swanson Chapel
  • March 31 at 8:00pm in Halley Chapel (Lower St. John's)
  • April 21 at 8:00pm in Halley Chapel (Lower St. John's)

We are always looking for volunteers to read, light candles, and act as greeters. Anyone is welcome to come at 7:00pm to go over the songs we'll use that evening and help set up for the service! Contact Molly Mattingly for more information.


What is Taizé prayer?

Taizé Prayer is evening prayer for all Christian faiths. It is a simple, meditative form of worship, calling us to dwell deeply on Christ's presence around and within us. Mantra songs (like "Jesus, Remember Me"), prayerful silence, and short readings guide the focus of the prayer. Services at Creighton last about 45 minutes.

Taizé Prayer is named for the ecumenical Christian community formed in Taizé, France  during World War II. Today the Taizé community includes brothers from all Christian denominations, including Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox traditions.


Curious about the community, its prayer, and its songs? Visit the Taizé community at http://taize.fr.

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