The Soul of the City

The Soul of the City

Anniversary_logoExcerpts from a presentation by Maria Voce at the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the death of the founder of the Focolare; a passage on the topic of the city according to the thought of Chiara Lubich.

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A dream that renews itself

A dream that renews itself

Anniversary_logoThe first in a series of events around the world dedicated to Chiara Lubich on the tenth anniversary of her death. The first event was held at the Mariapolis Centre of Castel Gandolfo in Italy.

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Mary, the driving force behind social action

Mary, the driving force behind social action

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Anniversary_logoAt the end of the event “The great attraction of present times” on 3rd March at Castel Gandolfo, which recalled Chiara Lubich on the 10th anniversary of her death, we asked Maria Voce how Chiara continues to inspire her life.

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Story of Chiara Lubich

Story of Chiara Lubich

Today, 14 March, marks the 10th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s passing. We publish a short video showing her extraordinary life: from the little city of Trent, in the north of Italy, right up to “the very ends of the earth”. It illustrates her discovery of God as Love, during World War II, and the development of a spirituality of communion suited to today’s times, fruit of the gift of the charism of unity for the Church and humanity.Anniversary_logo

India: The Rainbow Kids

India: The Rainbow Kids

Anniversary_logoA teacher and ex- national hockey player, together with the Focolare community in Mumbai to which she belongs, gathers families and young people giving them the hope of a better future.

History

Nairobi,  May 19, 1992: Inauguration of “Mariapolis Piero” in Kenya

Nairobi, May 19, 1992: Inauguration of “Mariapolis Piero” in Kenya

Video of Chiara Lubich’s message to all those who were in Nairobi on the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone of the newly created little town dedicated to Piero Pasolini. He was a focolarino and a scientist who designed and built much of the infrastructure at Fontem in Cameroon. It was a historical event for the Focolare Movement in Africa.

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To embroider patterns of light on the crowd

To embroider patterns of light on the crowd

Anniversary_logoOne of Chiara Lubich’s best known reflections sums up the Focolare founder’s charism on the tenth anniversary of her death. It is to reach “the highest contemplation” and share in “God’s plans for humanity.” The charism of unity is a driver of social change.

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The great attraction of our times

The great attraction of our times

Anniversary_logoTen years on from the passing of the founder of the Focolare Movement, we look at the social impact brought about by the charism of unity.

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Generation Zero Hunger

Generation Zero Hunger

Anniversary_logoEradicating hunger in the world and contributing to the growth of all peoples are some of the objectives of the United Nations that are pursued through its Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). The young people from the Focolare have also become involved.

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