October 31, 2016 – Pope Francis and Bishop Younan at Lund Cathedral, Sweden.

COMMITTED TO UNITY IN CHRIST

The Archdiocese of New York and the Metropolitan New York Synod present:

Lutherans and Roman Catholics:
Towards a Common Future

Featuring Bishop Eero Huovinen and Bishop William Kenney, co-chairs International Lutheran Roman Catholic Commission on Unity.

This symposium explores the potential relationship between Lutherans and Roman Catholics at a kairotic moment: the conclusion of the most recent dialogue of the International Lutheran Roman Catholic Commission on Unity following the landmark ecumenical commemorations of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

PRESENTATION I

An Ecumenical Opportunity: Dialogue over Five Decades

Wednesday, November 7, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Follow by a reception (6 pm) and Solemn Vespers with propers for the unity of the Church (7 pm)

PRESENTATION II

A Look Ahead: The Future in Light of Recent Developments

Wednesday, November 7, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022

PRESENTATION III
Towards a Common Future: Your Role in God’s Gift to the Church
Thursday, November 8, 10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Basilica of Old Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
263 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012
Morning Prayer and continental breakfast beginning at 9 am

This two-day symposium is open to all.

Register by November 2. If you are unable to pay the registration fees, please send an email to info@mnys.org

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