Father Forgive

Behind the altar in the ruins of the old Cathedral in Coventry, England, are inscribed the words, "Father Forgive".  The large cross is made from charred beams of the roof which fell during the bombing of the city of Coventry in November 1940.  On the Altar is the cross of nails formed from the 14th century roof nails.  Every Friday at Noon, the hour of the Crucifixion, the Litany of Reconciliation is said at this Altar.  The spirit of reconciliation fostered here has flowered into an international fellowship known as the Community of the Cross of Nails which is committed to the work of reconciliation on both the local and the international level.