Travel Blogs from Taize, France

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A time for prayer and community, Taize, France travel blog

A time for prayer and community

A travel blog entry by onherowntwofeet

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The Ultimate Blog Post of All Time - part 3, Taizé, France travel blog

The Ultimate Blog Post of All Time - part 3

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

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     "02/11/08     "I am, once again, at Mâcon-Loche station.  My stay in Taizé is over.  It is 8:13am, and I have been up since 6.  The bus to the station left Taizé at 7:21am, and my train from ...

When You Can't Talk, You Gotta Listen, Taize, France travel blog

When You Can't Talk, You Gotta Listen

A travel blog entry by ronandkathy

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... 36 years in the Taize community.  We spent more than a half hour together discussing the possibility of promoting a Taize experience in San Diego, several aspects of his writing about the Eucharist and his personal relationships with Taize founder, ...

The Kingdom of God is..., Taize, France travel blog

The Kingdom of God is...

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

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... hour, bless Fr Sava), we walked back quietly, still lost in the beauty of the service, and took our places in the Taize Community's Church of Reconcilliation, ready for quite a different style of service. One more note before I get on with my day: ...

Taize, Taize, France travel blog

Taize

A travel blog entry by jelenamaric

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... and Ortodox belivers are welcome). But, people from Serbia usualy have other aims. Well, for me this was the cheapest way to visit France and get visa. I'm not saying that I'm not beliver, but I don't want to spend the only two weeks of holiday that I ...

Taize:An international experience, Taize, France travel blog

Taize:An international experience

A travel blog entry by kvstark

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... is that the songs and prayers and readings are done in multiple languages.  French is given a vague sort of preference because Taize is in France, but English is given second place too because almost everyone in Europe under 40 speaks it, so it is a ...

Taize on TV, Taize, France travel blog

Taize on TV

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

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If you can watch this from outside of France, here is a little bit about Taize. I am on screen once, for about 2 seconds. Near the end, when they are giving out the Eucharist, there is a close up of a red stained glass window of a lamb, then a blue ...

Taize: Show time, Taize, France travel blog

Taize: Show time

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

... and watch night fall upon the English Channel. It was a still evening so the crossing was calm and beautiful. Then we saw the light of France. Back on the coach at about 10pm or so, and off the ferry we drove, and across France. At 7am-ish, France-time, ...

Taize: Four Times, Taize, France travel blog

Taize: Four Times

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

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... subject line reads: 'Gemma - Australia' since this is a shared email address and they need to know where to sort the emails. Alternatively, I can be reached by mail at: Gemma N'Toumi Taizé-Communuaté F-71520 Taizé France Lots of love! ...

Taizé, Taizé, France travel blog

Taizé

A travel blog entry by stresskind

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Zwar sagt man, dass der Weg das Ziel ist, jedoch waren wir schon ziemlich froh, als man uns mit einem kühlen Tee in Taizé begrüßte. Wir haben uns nach der Einweisung dann den mit Sicherheit ruhigsten Platz in der Silence Area ausgesucht... aber seht ...

Belated Finale, Taize, France travel blog

Belated Finale

A travel blog entry by perambulation

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... to actual Paris metro (1 hr) and walk to hostel Day 2 metro to Gare de Lyon (45 min) train to Macon Loche (?) bus to Taize (1 hr) Once in Pisa, I disembark, drop off my luggage at the baggage check, and walk towards the tower. Or at least in that general ...

Light Within, Taizé, France travel blog

Light Within

A travel blog entry by mbcoudal

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... for one Euro fifty cents. I took the bus until a petite ville beckoned. I hopped off and had an adventure. I stayed at Taize and led a contemplative life. Yet, if truth be told, I also snuck away, and discovered hidden treasures in the neighboring French ...

Taize: One more story, Taize, France travel blog

Taize: One more story

A travel blog entry by kvstark

There was one thing that was very special that happened while I was at Taize, or actually while I was leaving. I bought a train ticket to Taize for 81 euros one way, which is insanely expensive (flying to Croatis was only 50 euro!).  So I decided I ...

Cisza, Silence, Stille, Taize, France travel blog

Cisza, Silence, Stille

A travel blog entry by piotrgrzesiczek

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Straight  from Paris we went to a small village called Taize which was our major destenation. In Taizé lives the Taize Community, an ecomunical, international community founded in 1940 by Frere Roger. That's why Taize is mainly known from pilgrimage ...

An Act of Kindess on New Year's Eve 1974, Taize, France travel blog

An Act of Kindess on New Year's Eve 1974

A travel blog entry by kmatalucci

... Africa and various and sundry dictatorships in South America. There was a conscientious objector from the Basque region of France who introduced himself as Basque-French. Finally, in one of those interesting coincidences that many travelers report, there ...

In Silence, Taize, France travel blog

In Silence

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

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... for meditations for the day, and some thoughts to reflect upon.  Alas, I found myself untouched - so often in Taize I found the Bible introductions really enlightening and stimulating and thought-provoking. But not this week. Perhaps I wasn't open ...

Taize: Two Times, Taize, France travel blog

Taize: Two Times

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

... new guests, and in the afternoon from 2:30, welcoming the new guests and arranging their programme and telling them how life in Taize works. Until about 10pm. Within all this, on Monday and Friday there is a one hour Bible reflection led by one of ...

Taize: Three times, Taize, France travel blog

Taize: Three times

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

So, here I am, living a communal life with girls from every continent. Sharing a bedroom, a common room, a bathroom; sharing work, cleaning, preparing food, welcoming guests, checking dormitories. So we sleep, eat, wash and work in close proximity. We ...

Taizé, Taizé, France travel blog

Taizé

A travel blog entry by xico

Taizé ...

Taize, my Teacher, Taize, France travel blog

Taize, my Teacher

A travel blog entry by french_rhubarb

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... To begin with these meetings were awkward, sometimes short, sometimes silent. Sometimes they were even upsetting, and I certainly considered leaving Taize at one point in October due to what was said in one contact meeting. But perhaps this was important, ...

Taize: Since you've probably never heard of it..., Taize, France travel blog

Taize: Since you've probably never heard of it...

A travel blog entry by kvstark

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... , since I was there a whole week, so here's the first - an explanation of Taize. Spent Holy Week at Taize, which was nice.  Southern France is absolutely gorgeous, although for some reason it was much colder than Paris.  It was maybe in the low ...

Tazie  2003, Tazie, France travel blog

Tazie 2003

A travel blog entry by rajlii

Went for a week in i 2003(think it was 2003) to Tazie with friends! There we spent our days together with about 10.000 other peopel from all over the ...

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