Brother Roger

Brother Roger Quotes

Switzerland, Monarch
May 12, 1915August, 16, 2005.

Roger Schütz, popularly known as Brother Roger, was a Swiss Christian leader and monastic brother. In 1940 Schütz founded the Taizé Community, an ecumenical monastic community in Burgundy, France, serving as its first prior until his murder in 2005. Towards the end of his life, the Taizé Community was attracting international attention, welcoming thousands of young pilgrims every week, which it has continued to do after his death.

Also known as Leader