Lent: A Time of Conversion

Lent: A Time of Conversion

It is a time of conversion and freedom from our selves mostly. Let us allow ourselves to be guided by a few thoughts from the once bishop of Aachen, Germany, Klaus Hemmerle (1929 – 1994).

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Chiara taught us about Love

Chiara taught us about Love

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the New Families, we interviewed Anna Maria and Danilo Zanzucchi, one of the first couples that followed Chiara Lubich. Also the married are called to sanctity.

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Iraq: They have destroyed my city

Iraq: They have destroyed my city

The testimony of Azeez, a young Iraqi, speaks at an international conference of young people of the Focolare. His escape with the family and his effort to build peace.

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The family: beyond individualism

The family: beyond individualism

Chiara Lubich affirmed that conflict and family crises could be resolved, by following the One who became an individual without relationships for our sake. The family becomes the setting for God’s presence amongst us.

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Aldo Baima, A Passionate Seeker of God

Aldo Baima, A Passionate Seeker of God

He was a trusted guide for many. We remember him on his Month’s Mind as the Church celebrates the the World Day of the Sick. He lived his many years of physical immobility in an exemplary manner.

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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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