Church Unity Octave

Today we begin what was called for decades the Church Unity Octave, 18-25 January inclusive.  The purpose of the octave is to pray for the unity of the whole Catholic Church.  This octave was originally approved by St. Pope Pius X in 1909.  Benedict XV extended it for use in the universal Church in 1916.  –Fr. Z Over at What Does the Prayer Really Say I found this nice post about the Church Unity Octave.  Fr. Z blogs on the prayers for this Octave.  I recommend you go over there and join in by praying the prayers beginning today. I … Continue reading