Friday, January 22, 2016
DAY 17 Wed Jan 20 Evening: PRAYER WITH COMMUNITY OF ST. EGIDIO
ABOVE: Group photo following the prayer with the Community of Sant' Egidio in Rome.
The Community of Sant' Egidio began in Rome in 1968. It followed the period after Vatican II. Today it is a movement of lay people with more than 60,000 members. They are dedicated to evangelization and charity, primarily in the city of Rome, but also in more than 73 countries around the world.
Their primary emphasis' as a lay community are prayer, solidarity with the poor, peace in the world.