• Martin Luther, a German monk, is depicted in this painting at a church in Helsingor, Denmark. Catholics and Lutherans will demonstrate their unity and commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation during a prayer service Oct. 29.

Rochester Catholics, Lutherans note unity with prayer service

Catholic Courier    |    10.02.2017
Category: Local News


Catholics and Lutherans will demonstrate their unity and commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation during a prayer service at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester.

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano and Bishop John Stanley Macholz of the Upstate New York Synod/Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will preside. All are welcome.

The prayer service follows a series of talks held earlier this year between the two denominations to help further cooperation, mutual understanding and respect between Catholics and Lutherans.

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