Darmstadt / Limburg / Mainz (dpa) - The Catholic dioceses of Limburg and Mainz and the Evangelical Church in Hesse and Nassau (EKHN) call on their members to pray together.

According to their own statements, the churches want to start the ecumenical campaign entitled "Praying for one another!"

set positive impulses in the Advent season.

Because of the corona pandemic, Christmas is taking place under difficult circumstances this year.

"We will celebrate Christmas this year differently than ever before," said a statement on Friday.

Difficult circumstances, however, would have belonged to Christmas from the start.

"God is with us, different from what we think," write the churches.

The EKHN Church President Volker Jung, the Bishop of Mainz, Peter Kohlgraf, and Georg Bätzing, the Bishop of Limburg, call for people to put a light on the window every evening at 7.30 p.m. and «to pray with and for one another ».

The churches are making a “prayer brochure” available on the Internet under the motto “Prayer and Light”.

According to the announcement, the action is part of the nationwide campaign “Don't be afraid.

God with you! "

the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) and the German Bishops' Conference (DBK).


EKHN - prayer and light

Silent Night - Christmas Time - Diocese of Limburg

Christmas should shine - Diocese of Mainz

God with you