Ubi Caritas

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Latin --
Ubi caritas et amor,
ubi caritas Deus ibi est.

English --
Where true charity and love abide,
God is dwelling there; God is dwelling there.

Source: With One Voice #665

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: Ubi caritas et amor
Title: Ubi Caritas
Author: Communauté de Taizé
Meter: Irregular
Source: Ubi caritas et amor, 9th c.; Latin, 8th cent
Language: English; Latin
Refrain First Line: Ubi caritas et amor
Copyright: © 1979, Les Presses de Taizé (France), admin. GIA Publications, Inc.

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