An excursion by a group of adults and young people in a land which calls to mind the Holy Land. It’s one of many fund-raising initiatives organised in order to participate in the Genfest to be held in Manila.[more]
The idea behind an English language school in Ireland, inspired by values of the Economy of Communion, is the desire to put first the quality of the relationships between students and teachers and to share the profits with a project in Bolivia.[more]
Some thoughts from Klaus Hemmerle on Palm Sunday, as we recall the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem before dying on the cross.[more]
This year’s Genfest, which will take place in Manila, Philippines, brings to mind its eighth edition held in 1995. Michelle Sopala, from USA, was among 12 thousand young people gathered at the Palaeur in Rome.[more]
An interview with Jonathan Michelon. Jonathan is co-responsible for the Gen School in Loppiano and teaches Leadership Skills at the Sophia University Institute. He was a facilitator in one of the pre synod groups for young people that Pope Frances instituted.[more]
A Brazilian actor’s career is interrupted through a sudden illness which progressively leaves him immobilised. “My life was re-modelled by God’s hands.”
Through a voluntary gesture of solidarity, Dino Impagliazzo, a member of the Focolare Movement, gave rise to RomAmor, an association dedicated to the care of homeless people. The initiative, which started out from the Tuscolana Station in Rome. has reached other points in the city, creating spaces of mutual love and solidarity.
Today, 14 March, marks the 10th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s passing. We publish a short video showing her extraordinary life: from the little city of Trent, in the north of Italy, right up to “the very ends of the earth”. It illustrates her discovery of God as Love, during World War II, and the development of a spirituality of communion suited to today’s times, fruit of the gift of the charism of unity for the Church and humanity.
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.
The testimony of Syrians Jean and Vivian, who have set up a learning centre for handicap children.[more]
An interview with the founder of the Community of Sant’Egidio regarding Chiara Lubich who was “a friend of the great and small“. Chiara helped me understand the value of a charism.”[more]
Jesus teaches us to love each neighbour we meet.[more]