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Prayer for Each Day


The "how-to" book for Prayer with the songs of Taizé: a detailed introduction with practical suggestions followed by over 40 outline prayer services for the different times of the year, each containing a psalm, a choice of Bible readings, intercessions and a choice of closing prayers.

also, Spanish edition:

Oraciones para Cada D�a


For the first time, the beloved Taizé book Prayer for Each Day is available in Spanish. Each of these prayer services for the different times of the year contain a psalm, a choice of Bible readings, intercessions, and a choice of closing prayers. A detailed introduction gives practical suggestions for preparing a time of prayer.

Compact Disc Selections

   CD-194 Alleluia – CD
   CD-696 Christe lux mundi – CD
   CD-840 Taizé Mane Nobiscum – CD
   CD-325 Sancte Spiritus – CD
   CD-284 Jubilate – CD
   CD-575 Laudate Omnes Gentes – CD
   CD-399 Ubi Caritas – CD
   CD-325 Veni Sancte Spiritus – CD
   CD-529 Venite Exultemus – CD
   CD-979 Music of Unity and Peace - CD

   CD with hardcover book:
   CD-625 The Songs of Taizé – CD

   CD-443 Joy on Earth – CD
   CD-380 Sing to God – CD
   CD-380 Songs and Prayers from Taizé – CD

   CD-586 Bendecid al Señor – CD

   Accompaniment recordings:
   CD-586 Taizé: Instrumental, Volume 1 – CD
   CD-651 Taizé: Instrumental, Volume 2 – CD
   CD-651 Taizé: Instrumental, Volume 3 – CD

   Recorded in the USA:
   CD-612 In the Spirit of Taize – CD
   CD-173 Wait for the Lord – CD

Books of prayers

   G-4918 Prayer for Each Day Book

   G-4918 Oraciones para Cada Día Book

   G-8479 Friends in Christ – Book (Available soon)
   G-8500 I Am the Beginning and the End – Book
   G-8502 Reading the Ten Commandments Anew – Book

About Taizé

   G-7303 Choose to Love (Illustrated tribute to the founder of Taizé)

Jason Brian Santos
   G-7788 A Community Called Taizé (Introduction to Taizé)

Kathryn Spink
   G-6773 A Universal Heart (Biography of Brother Roger)

Olivier Clément
   G-4755 Taizé: A Meaning to Life (Some deeper insights)

Sabine Laplane
   G-7892 15 Days of Prayer with Brother Roger of Taizé :
(For a time of personal retreat)

   DVD-481 A Week at Taizé
   DVD-391 Praying With the Songs of Taizé
   DVD-671 Meeting Brother Taizé


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English language songbooks

These three up-to- date collections are complementary, with no significant overlaps. Together they contain almost the entire repertoire currently used at Taizé. Each title exists in an assembly edition (melody and 4-voice harmonies), a vocal edition (which also contains solo verses for cantor) and an edition containing the instrumental accompaniments

Songs and prayers
   G-3719P Songs and Prayers from Taizé–(for the assembly)
   G-3719A Songs and Prayers from Taizé–Accompaniment Edition

Songs for prayer
   G-4956P Taizé: Songs For Prayer
   G-4956 Taizé: Songs For Prayer–Spiral Bound (cantor verses)
   G-4956A Taizé: Songs For Prayer–Instrumental Edition

Christe lux mundi
   G-7101 Christe lux mundi Vocal edition (cantor verses)
   G-7101P Christe lux mundi People's edition
   G-7101A Christe lux mundi Instrumental edition (accompaniments)

The editions that introduced the songs of Taizé to the English-speaking world in the 1980s:

 Music From Taizé-vol. I
    G-2433  Vocal Edition
    G-2433P People’s Songbook
    G-2433A Instrumental Edition

   Music From Taizé-vol. II
      G-2778 Vocal Edition
      G-2778P People’s Songbook
      G-2778A Instrumental Edition

Chants De Taizé (Songs from Taizé) European Edition

   G-5061 Chants de Taizé 2016-2017 Basic Edition
G-5061G Songs from Taizé: Guitar Edition
   G-5061INST Songs from Taizé: Instrumental Accompaniment

Spanish language Songbooks

   G-8808P - Bendigo al Señor - Edición para la Asamblea
   G-8808P - Bendigo al Señor - Edición Vocal
   G-8808P - Bendigo al Señor - Edición Instrumental

Recent Individual Octavos

   G-5574 Ubi Caritas Deus ibi est/Crucem Tuam/psallite Deo
   G-5577 Wait for the Lord/Prepare the way of the Lord
   G-5578 In the Lord I’ll Be Ever Thankful
   G-5579 Let Us Sing to the Lord
   G-5580 Nada Te Turbe/Nothing Can Trouble
   G-6428 Eat This Bread/Jesus Christ, Bread of Life

Further Books from Taizé

By Brother Roger:
   G-6513 Peace of Heart in All Things – (a brief meditation for every day of the year)
    G-7077 Praying in Silence of Heart – (100 short prayers)
   G-7078 Glimmers of Happiness – (reflections stemming from life at Taizé)
   G-6259 God Is Love Alone – (reflections stemming from life at Taizé)
   G-5363 The Sources of Taizé – (Taizé basis of the Community)

   G-6719 Seeds of Trust – (Bible texts and commentaries for reflection and group sharing)
   G-6879 Seek and You Will Find – (Questions on the Christian Faith)

By Brother John:
   G-8479 Friends in Christ (Friendship as a key for understanding the Gospel)
   G-8500 I Am the Beginning and the End – (The origins and end of the world in the Bible)
    G-8502 Reading the Ten Commandments Anew – (God's commandments as a source of freedom)