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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Chiara Lubich’s prophetic vision for society

Chiara Lubich’s prophetic vision for society

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A reflection by Jesús Morán, co-president of the Focolare Movement, on the charism of unity and its social aspects. The author is a philosopher specialised in theological anthropology and moral theology.

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Mary and the God who seems to be absent

Mary and the God who seems to be absent

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Today, even in the most secularised of countries, Mary continues to offer God to the world – not physically as in the past but through people.
This reflection was written by the theologian Klaus Hemmerle.

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