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Catholic News Herald

Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina

021717 praying unityCHARLOTTE — St. John Neumann Church joined with other Christian churches along the Idlewild corridor to celebrate the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Jan. 18-25).

This was the seventh year the East Charlotte and Matthews area faith communities have worked together to rejoice in our common faith in Jesus Christ and to pray for the ultimate reunification of all Christians in the one true Church. Participating clergy were (pictured from left): Father Pat Hoare, pastor of St. John Neumann Church; Deacon Joe Denzler and Deacon Jim Gorman of St. John Neumann Church; Pastor Steve Mitchell of Morningstar Presbyterian Church; Rev. In-Yong Lee of Cokesbury United Methodist Church; and Pastor John Mouritsen of Morningstar Lutheran Church.