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A White Father in Africa

A White Father in Africa

Jos Van Boxel, Belgian, who lived for 23 years in Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda with the White Fathers, tells of his first encounter with the Focolare and the choice to become a missionary.

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St Teresa, woman of strength

St Teresa, woman of strength

October 15 is the anniversary of Teresa of Avila (1515–1582), the great Spanish saint and mystic. Igino Giordani, politician, author and hagiographer, wrote of her in 1962: she “was a courageous astronaut of the divine, as well as also a practical woman who knew about the world.”

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Sister Leopolda Blasi

Sister Leopolda Blasi

She became the seed of unity among consecrated women of different congregations. (1930 – 1 January 2017)

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Leopolda Blasi: communion amongst religious

Leopolda Blasi: communion amongst religious

A religious of the Daughters of the Immaculate Conception in Buenos Aires, a woman of culture and great educator. Her relationship with Chiara Lubich became the seed of unity among consecrated women of different congregations.

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