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ΙΧΘΥΣ - Ichthus

ΙΧΘΥΣ The letters in the Greek ancient word « ichthus » symbolize Christ, whom Christians believe to be the Son of God, the face of God, the Alpha and the Omega.

The Greek word ichtus means « fish ».The Greek (ichthus) were the first letters of the Greek words, an acronym, for «  Jesus Christ, Son of God, the Savior.  » It is a symbol for Christ. During times of persecution, the early Christians used a fish as a secret sign of identification.

I = I Iêsous Jesus
X = Ch Christos Christ
Θ = Th Theou of God
Y = U Uios Son
Σ = S têr Savior
so Iêsous Christos Theou Uios Sôtêr
Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior

ΙΧΘΥΣ is a group gathering to deepen the faith, to discover the Word of God, to pray together, to be a community in Christ. It is a bilingual meeting.  The gatherings are every second and fourth Sunday night 7:00 pm at the rectory of Mary Queen of Peace Church and each session is about 2 hours. There is a ΙΧΘΥΣ annual retreat in a monastery, in the spring.

In 2012 - 2013

Topic studied : Gospel according to saint John

Meeting dates :

September 23 and 30;
October 14 and 28;
November 11 and 25;
December 2 and 16, 2012;
January 13 and 27, 2013;
February 10 and 24;
March 10 and 24;
April 14 and 28;

May 3 - 5 : retreat at the Abbaye de Rougemont (28 places).

 

All are Welcome !

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