Interfaith gatherings will offer prayers for world peace

People of all faiths will gather at the Rose Garden near Lawson Field Theatre next week to share the first in a series of observances marking the annual Week of World Prayer for World Peace.

Gisborne Interfaith coordinator John Giffin said gatherings would be held at 5.30pm. On Monday the venue will be the Rose Garden. On Tuesday the venue will be St Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Campion Road, at midday.

Gatherings will also take place at Holy Trinity Church in Derby Street at 12.30pm on Wednesday and St Andrew’s Church in Cobden Street at 5.30pm on Friday.

“This will be an opportunity for people of all faiths and good will who are concerned about the growing conflicts in the world and the environmental crisis to pray together for the betterment of the world,” Mr Giffin said.

People of all faiths will gather at the Rose Garden near Lawson Field Theatre next week to share the first in a series of observances marking the annual Week of World Prayer for World Peace.

Gisborne Interfaith coordinator John Giffin said gatherings would be held at 5.30pm. On Monday the venue will be the Rose Garden. On Tuesday the venue will be St Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Campion Road, at midday.

Gatherings will also take place at Holy Trinity Church in Derby Street at 12.30pm on Wednesday and St Andrew’s Church in Cobden Street at 5.30pm on Friday.

“This will be an opportunity for people of all faiths and good will who are concerned about the growing conflicts in the world and the environmental crisis to pray together for the betterment of the world,” Mr Giffin said.

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