Prayer for Christian Unity

Nine days from now, the Church celebrates the feast of St Paul’s conversion. Paul, of course, is the great “Apostle to the Gentiles,” who greatly contributed to the spread of the Christian faith in its embryonic years. Consequently, the feast recommends itself as an occasion to pray for Christian unity. The disintegration of the Mystical Body on earth is nothing short of scandalous. Every Christian should share our Lord’s desire that Christians might be one. Some people start a novena for Christian Unity today. This is my own practice. Others wait until tomorrow, and observe an octave of prayer...

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