Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute, NY

GraymoorAs a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, the Mission of Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute is to promote Christian unity and interreligious dialogue in North America.



Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute fulfills its mission by:

  1. Study and Research in the ecumenical and interreligious movements through writing, workshops and participation in dialogues between and among the churches as well as with different faith communities at the local and national level.
  2. Resources for Others by offering personal expertise on ecumenical and interreligious matters; making staff available upon request for lectures and short courses; offering information to news media, researchers and all who come to this website.
  3. Publications of the journal, Ecumenical Trends; publication and distribution of resource materials for the annual observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
  4. Co-Sponsorship of the biennial Northeast Ecumenical Institute at Graymoor; faculty participation in an annual summer course which introduces students to ecumenical and interreligious movements, presented at the Centro Pro Unione in Rome.
  5. Memberships in the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches the North American Academy of Ecumenists and the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations, among other networks.
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