Silent Minute

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"The original Big Ben Silent Minute was a peace prayer initiated by Wellesley Tudor Pole, a major in the British Army and the founder of the Chalice Well Trust, Glastonbury. During World War II, all over Britain and the Commonwealth, millions of people joined together every evening at 9.00pm just before the news, to the chimes of Big Ben, to pray for peace...

"Dorothy Forster revived the Silent Minute in 1994 and registered it as the Big Ben Silent Minute Charity. With the help of the trustees, Dorothy organised millions of people to pray at a given time world-wide, creating a powerful thought for world peace."[1]

Board

Accessed April 2012: [2]

Patrons

Accessed April 2012: [3]

Contact

URL: http://www.thesilentminute.org.uk

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Silent Minute Home, organizational web page, accessed April 15, 2012.
  2. Silent Minute Trustees, organizational web page, accessed April 15, 2012.
  3. Silent Minute Patrons, organizational web page, accessed April 15, 2012.