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Red Wednesday: ecumenical prayer service for persecuted Christians around the world
November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Wednesday is a day of prayer, action and awareness about the persecution of Christians around the world.
In Saskatoon, there will be an ecumenical Red Wednesday service to pray for persecuted Christians, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Holy Covenant Evangelical Orthodox Church, 1426 Alexandra Avenue.
Evangelical Orthodox Bishop Jakob Palm and Roman Catholic Bishop Mark Hagemoen are among those participating in prayer and reflection during the service. Everyone is welcome.
If you have questions, please contact Myron Rogal in the diocesan Office of Justice and Peace at email@example.com or (306) 659-5841.
Background: Be RED, Wear RED, Light RED – With establishment of Red Wednesday, the international Catholic aid organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has drawn attention to the fate of millions of persecuted, oppressed and threatened Christians worldwide. Since Red Wednesday was established, many countries around the world, cathedrals, churches, monasteries, monuments, and public buildings are illuminated in blood red around this day. Make a statement and take part by wearing red, learning more, and praying for those who are persecuted for their faith. Find more information at: https://acninternational.org/.
Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) supports over 5,000 projects every year in around 140 countries, helping Christians to live their faith in situations where they are oppressed, or lack the necessary means to cover their pastoral needs.