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500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Tuesday 31 October 2017, 09:30am

 MEDIA RELEASE

This year, we commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

Last year, on 31 October, Pope Francis travelled to Sweden to participate with the World Federation of Lutheran Churches in an ecumenical launch of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

We warmly invite you to attend part of the day or all three ecumenical services. 

9.30 am Matins/Morning Prayer: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Kay St Traralgon 

12.00 noon Midday Service – Liturgy of Remembrance: St Michael’s Catholic Church cnr Church & Kay Sts Traralgon 

After a shared lunch at Mary MacKillop Hall (next to St Michael’s, we will be screening Luther: The Movie)

7.30 pm Vespers/Evening Prayer: St Michael’s Catholic Church cnr Church & Kay Sts Traralgon 

Attached are the following documents:

  1. Flyer on Reformation day activities
  2. Joint Statement of the Australian Catholic Bishops and Lutheran Church in Australia on the 500th Anniversary
  3. Joint Declaration by Pope Francis & Bishop Munib Yunan, President of the Lutheran World Federation,

Please promote this event throughout your networks and in your bulletins. 

Location : Traralgon

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