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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A light in the slums

A light in the slums

Mathare, a slum of 500,000 people in Nairobi, Kenya. Some Focolare families transform the chapel into a school building during the week, helping to change the lives of children and families. Now they have a future!!

A path towards reconciliation in Myanmar

A path towards reconciliation in Myanmar

We look at this country through the testimony of some members of the Focolare community: their work for refugees and their daily commitment to build a better and more peaceful future.

The Flame

The Flame

GB&W creations by Walter Kostner

The Word & the New Humanity

The Word & the New Humanity

This month’s Scripture invites us to create new relationships in the places we live and work, rather than being resigned to evils that are greater than us and can make us grow indifferent.

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