Brother Roger RIP

12 May 1915 - 16 August 2005

We, at Wellspring, were deeply shocked and saddened to hear the news of Br Roger's death on Tuesday 16 August - particularly that this man of peace should die in an act of violence.

Br Roger's funeral

  • Account and reflections on our visit here.

  • Video and audio archives are available here (commentary in French)

  • Taizé website - an account of the funeral; order of service and the addresses of Br Alois and Cardinal Walter Kasper and more can be found here

  • One of our favourite pieces of Br Roger's writing - appropriate, perhaps for the day of his funeral, can be found here

Reflections on our previous visits to Taizé can be found here.

May he rest in peace.

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