The breadmakers

The breadmakers

In 1988 a group of young people of the Focolare, suddenly became bakers and sold bread on the road outside the Ginetta Mariapolis in Brazil. Thirty years later, the Golden Grain is a successful activity making good quality produce with love, human kindness and the will to share.

Let’s colour our city

Let’s colour our city

The town of Gary in Indiana is one of the poorest in the USA. 100 teenagers from six States went there to help organise activities with the homeless, to serve at a soup kitchen/canteen and work on urban renewal. For many of them it was an unforgettable experience, which opened their eyes not only to the needs but also the beauty of the town, which is, before all else, a community.

Colombia: diversify to generate development

Colombia: diversify to generate development

A priest’s act of fellowship transformed a failing coffee plantation into a real business named Acedeco Padevi. It is community led and inspired by the principles of the Economy of Communion. Choosing the diversify the production process lead to greater sharing, new jobs and the development of the business, while respecting the environment.

Identity Rediscovered

Identity Rediscovered

At the first international meeting of “Women for Peace” organised by the World Federation of Grand Master Ladies held Tucuman, Argentina, a prize was awarded to an business director from the Economy of Communion.
“Work has restored identity and cultural roots to our people.”

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“Lights, action!”

“Lights, action!”

Argentina, Mariapolis Lia. 800 young people learning how to take lead roles, not only in drama but in real life.

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