TAIZÉ AT CREIGHTON 2016-2017

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, in which Christians of many denominations come together to pray. Everyone in the Creighton community and greater Omaha community is welcome!

  • September 21 at 5:30pm in St. John's
  • October 5 at 5:30pm in St. John's
  • October 26 at 9:00pm in Kiewit Hall Chapel
  • November 9 at 5:30pm in St. John's
  • December 7 at 5:30pm in St. John's
  • January 19 at 7:00pm in St. John's - Service for the International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
  • February 8 at 5:30pm in St. John's
  • March 15 at 5:30pm in St. John's
  • March 23 at 8:00pm in Swanson Hall Chapel
  • April 19 at 5:30pm in St. John's

We are always looking for volunteers to read, light candles, and act as greeters. Anyone is welcome to come the half hour before 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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