About the Taizé Community in France

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Taizé is a monastic community in southeastern France. It was founded in 1940 by Brother Roger with the mission of healing the divisions between Christians and within the human family. They seek to create a place where reconciliation can become a concrete reality every day. It is an ecumenical group, which includes 100 brothers from over twenty different countries.

Depending on the time of year, hundreds and sometimes thousands of people from all over the world, young and old, gather at Taizé every week to pray, search, sing, and find refreshment and renewal.

The worship of Taizé is marked by depth and simplicity, consisting of mostly singing along with significant periods of silent meditation.

Here is a beautiful video about the life and music of the community:

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