Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

January 18-25, 2022


We saw the star in the East, and we came to worship him

(Mt 2:2)

DAY 1: “We observed his star in the East” (Mt 2:2)Raise us up and draw us to your perfect light

DAY 2: “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews?” (Mt 2:2) – Humble leadership breaks down walls and builds up with love 

DAY 3: “When king Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him” (Mt 2:3) – The presence of Christ, turning the world upside down 

DAY 4: “And you, Bethlehem… are by no means least” (Mt 2:6) – Though small and suffering, we lack nothing

DAY 5: “Ahead of them, went the star that they had seen at its rising” (Mt 2:9) – Guided by the one Lord 

DAY 6: “They saw the child with Mary his mother, and they knelt down and paid him homage” (Mt 2:11) – Gathered in worship around the One Lord

DAY 7: “Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh” (Mt 2:11) – The gifts of communion

DAY 8: “They left for their own country by another road” (Mt 2:12) – Beyond the familiar routes of separation to God’s new paths

For resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 including Ecumenical Worship Service, Biblical Reflections, and Prayers for the eight days visit: http://www.christianunity.va/content/unitacristiani/en/settimana-di-preghiera-per-l-unita/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2022.html