The Word Among Us

January 2019 Issue

May They All Be One

Blessed Maria Sagheddu’s prayer for Christian unity.

By: Ann Bottenhorn

May They All Be One: Blessed Maria Sagheddu’s prayer for Christian unity. by Ann Bottenhorn

Since the beginning of time, division has crippled humanity. Families, neighborhoods, even nations are divided. And for centuries, Christianity too has been divided. For the most part, we accept these divisions as the ordinary condition of life, but between Christians, they reflect the body of Christ as through a mirror, broken and disjointed.

God has always desired to heal and unify his body. In the early twentieth century, that desire began to inspire some priests and...


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