What if my life becomes a gift for the others? 22 Swiss young people participated in a weekend event in the Alps of Valais to discover what lies “behind the scenes” of the Focolare way.[more]
After the passage of the International band Gen Verde in Palermo (Italy) and in Huétor Tájar and Azpeitia (Spain), the music has not died down.[more]
The Raimondo Family from Italy: “The spirituality of unity opened our heart and our mind to brothers and sisters of other cultures and faiths.”[more]
Nelson, a 29 year old physical education teacher: “My beautiful country, destroyed by the war and its consequences.” His contribution against all forms of violence.[more]
By drawing on the Gospel, we ourselves can become generous sources of love for everyone.[more]
The travel diary of Adriana Avellaneda, a focolarina from Colombia who lives in Italy. Her diary takes us to her own land to meet people who experience and promote peace processes in very complex situations.
This year’s edition of the Genfest will be held for the first time outside Europe, in the Philippines. The Gen, the young people of the Focolare share their vision for it: “Our wish is that hope will extend out to the whole world from Manila, a seed that will grow into a tree.” “We want to build relationships based on universal brotherhood in order to transform the society around us”. The project “Hands for Humanity” will be launched during the event.
Marriage can bring unexpected challenges, and no one knows this better than Giulio and Pina. 22 years ago, on a day like any other, a sudden stroke changed everything. Produced by Marco Aleotti and Giulio Mainenti, this video tells part of their story.
Changing perspectives and embracing differences – the first step to building a more united world together
Since 2016, the country has been going through a very serious socio-political crisis, especially in the Anglophone region where Fontem, and the Focolare’s permanent Mariapolis are located. Despite the difficulties, its testimony of unity continues.[more]
A new episode of the history of the Genfest. 1985. Fifth edition, “Many roads towards a united world,” at the Palaeur in Rome, with 20,000 youths from all over the world. The music group “Factor One” formed by three students of Dublin participate with the unforgettable “Yes to You.” The words of Padraic Gilligan, the group’s vocalist and guitarist.[more]
Ecclesiastic movements and communities side by side in a study day entitled “Charisms and institutions,” dedicated to the relationship between “hierarchical gifts” for the life of the Church..[more]