Stay Here and Keep Watch

Author: Communauté de Taizé

The Taizé Community is a community ecumenical based in Taize in France. Founded in 1940 by Brother Roger, it brings together a hundred brothers from around the world and have chosen to live together a life of prayer and celibacy in simplicity. The unity of Christian denominations and care for young adults are among the commitments of the Community since its inception. The Taizé Community was founded in Taizé in 1940 by Brother Roger Schutz, with the goal of "building a life together in which the gospel of reconciliation would be a concretely lived reality" . During the war he helps people in difficulty and hosts German refugees. In 1942, the Gestapo threatened to arrest brother Roger, who fled to Switzerland until the end of the wa… Go to person page >

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First Line: My heart is nearly broken with sorrow
Title: Stay Here and Keep Watch
Author: Communauté de Taizé
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Stay here and keep watch with me
Copyright: © 1984, Les Presses de Taizé, GIA Publications, Inc., agent

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