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TOOK, BLESSED, BROKE, GAVE - Tantur program alumni brought in as advisor to hit BBC1 series "Broken."

Author: Dan Koski

Fr. Denis Blackledge, SJ, was a participant in the 2014 Three Month Continuing Education Program, on sabbatical from serving as priest at Corpus Christ parish, Bournemouth of the Catholic Church of England and Wales.  Little did he know that not long after he would be transferred to St. Francis Xavier parish of the archdiocese of Liverpool, he would become an advisor to the hit BBC series Broken Read More

Autumn 2018 Tantur Olive Harvest Bids Being Accepted

Author: Dan Koski

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Olive Pickers Wanted

Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem is presently taking bids for this season's olive picking.

Olive pickers will be responsible for collecting all olives on Tantur's property. Olive picking season will last from October until finishing picking all olive trees, but not to exceed the end of November 2018. Read More

Brother Roger of Taize

Author: Dan Koski

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Brother Roger of Taize

Chris McDonnell - Originally published in Catholic Times, August 17th 2018.

 

Thirteen years ago, on August 16th, 2005, the founder of the Taize ecumenical community was attacked and killed during evening prayer. He was stabbed several times in the neck and died shortly after being carried from the church by some of his brothers. Read More

The Irony of Power: A review of Tantur-affiliated scholar Dorothy Jean Weaver's most recent publication

Author: Dan Koski

Last year, scholar and Professor Emerita of Eastern Mennonite University Dorothy Jean Weaver released her latest book, The Irony of Power.  26 years in the making, three essays within the book were written at Tantur during various sabbaticals from 1996 to 2010, the last sabbatical being the period of time in which Dorothy envisioned he book itself.  Here, New Testament scholar and journalist Reta Finger reviews The Irony of Power Read More

Upcoming Events

Sun Sep 23, 2018

Taize Prayer at Tantur with Brother Emile

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Location: Tantur Chapel, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

Taize

Tantur is honored to once again welcome Brother Emile of Taize community.  Brother Emile will be staying at the Tantur Ecumenical institute this September and October. Due to his presence in our community, Tantur will host Friends of Taize from Jerusalem to several of our evening prayers this autumn. Please join us in worship on Sunday, September 23rd, Sunday, September 30th, Sunday October 7th and Sunday, October 21st from 5:30-6:30 PM. …

Tue Sep 25, 2018

Listening Well: Reflections on Cultural Heritage Partnerships with Diaspora Christian Communities

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Location: Tantur Chapel Seminar Room, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

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Listening Well: Reflections on Cultural Heritage Partnerships with Diaspora Christian Communities

Join us for the start of our autumn 2017 Tuesdays @ Tantur lecture series, a joint initiative of the Tantur Ecumenical Institute and University of Notre Dame-Jerusalem Global Gateway  with 2018-2019 Tantur Fellow Ryann Craig…

Sun Sep 30, 2018

Taize Prayer at Tantur with Brother Emile

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Location: Tantur Chapel, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

Taize

Tantur is honored to once again welcome Brother Emile of Taize community.  Brother Emile will be staying at the Tantur Ecumenical institute this September and October. Due to his presence in our community, Tantur will host Friends of Taize from Jerusalem to several of our evening prayers this autumn. Please join us in worship on Sunday, September 23rd, Sunday, September 30th, Sunday October 7th and Sunday, October 21st from 5:30-6:30 PM. …

Sun Oct 7, 2018

Taize Prayer at Tantur with Brother Emile

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Location: Tantur Chapel, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

Taize

Tantur is honored to once again welcome Brother Emile of Taize community.  Brother Emile will be staying at the Tantur Ecumenical institute this September and October. Due to his presence in our community, Tantur will host Friends of Taize from Jerusalem to several of our evening prayers this autumn. Please join us in worship on Sunday, September 23rd, Sunday, September 30th, Sunday October 7th and Sunday, October 21st from 5:30-6:30 PM. …

Sun Oct 21, 2018

Taize Prayer at Tantur with Brother Emile

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Location: Tantur Chapel, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

Taize

Tantur is honored to once again welcome Brother Emile of Taize community.  Brother Emile will be staying at the Tantur Ecumenical institute this September and October. Due to his presence in our community, Tantur will host Friends of Taize from Jerusalem to several of our evening prayers this autumn. Please join us in worship on Sunday, September 23rd, Sunday, September 30th, Sunday October 7th and Sunday, October 21st from 5:30-6:30 PM. …