This month's episode is a special episode with a dialogue on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, featuring Rev. Susan Climo (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, chair of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Canadian writing team) and Fr. Damian MacPherson (WPCU writing team and director of the Office of Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto).
We talk about what the the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity *is*, its origins, how it brings Christians together, and the stumbling blocks faced by ecumenism (and how the WPCU addresses those blocks).
To learn more about the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and download the digital starter kit, visit weekofprayer.ca (ou semainedepriere.ca pour les ressources en français).
For the interview segment this month we are joined by Dean David Neelands of the Faculty of Theology at Trinity College, part of the Toronto School of Theology (of which he is a past director) at the University of Toronto.
Faith & Witness' Dr. Mary Marrocco talks to Neelands about his life, ministry, and teaching, and the thread of ecumenism that runs through them all from childhood to the present day.
- Neelands' advice to current TST students
- Memories and histories of some giants of Canadian ecumenism, some of whom were his role models and mentors:
- Margaret O'Gara
- Eugene Fairweather
- John Egan
- David Hay
- Charles Henry Brent
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