Ecumenism

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1966


In May of 1966, Bishop Hammes established a DIocesan Commission for Ecumenical Affairs and named Fr. George Gleason as its chairman. Eight months later, in anticipation of Church Unity Octave week, January 18-25, Bishop Hammes issued a booklet on”Guidelines for Ecumenism” which offered norms for common worship and regulations for liturgical participation with protestants.

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