Posts Tagged ‘Vigil’

Bishop Duckworth begins vigil for prison reform

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

On Sunday Justin Duckworth, The Anglican Bishop of Wellington begun a week-long vigil in a small cabin to draw attention to penal reform. This week, the Anglican Church is focusing on prisoner rehabilitation and how to stop reoffending with alternatives other than prison. Bishop Justin preached at the 10am service in the Cathedral on Sunday Read more

Pope and pilgrims drenched but WYD atmosphere not dampened

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Pope Benedict braved thunder, lightning, strong winds and torrential rain to preside at the 2011 WYD vigil prayer service. “Be proud of the gift of faith which you have received, as it will illumine your life at every moment,” the Pope said to 1.5 million young people at Cuatro Vientos air base on the outskirts Read more