“Love is not just sentiment,” Chiara Lubich reminds us, “but it translates into concrete living, in the service of others – especially those next to us – starting with the small things, from the humblest of services.” Here is some brief witness from various parts of the world.[more]
Pope Francis attends the inauguration of Rome’s home-office of the Scholas Occurentes.[more]
Gen Rosso and Fazenda da Esperança inaugurate a new Fazenda in Monopoli, southern Italy, with the musical “Campus”.[more]
New Families was founded on July 19, 1967 by Chiara Lubich, who called it “an explosive, apostolic and diffusive” movement, which is now active around the world answering to the needs of the family.[more]
This month’s Word of Life invites us to put ourselves at the service of others, especially those in difficult situations.[more]
Manila, Philippines, 6-7-8 July 2018. http://www.y4uw.org/genfest
Four families from the Philippines, England, Vietnam and Russia, recount their experience lived at the “Loreto School” (Loppiano, Italy) which has hosted thousands of familes from all over the world for 35 years.
150 Km from Budapest, Hungarians, gypsies and people of other nationalities meet to get to know one another, to share and … discover they are brothers and sisters.
A short interview with the University Rector, Piero Coda on the new developments at Sophia and the witness of two former students from Cameroon and Italy.
The situation of the South American country becomes more complex each day. As the bishops encourage “every effort in favor of peace and co-existence based on the law of brotherly love,” some are already becoming involved in providing concrete service to people in need.[more]
The local Focolare communities in Lebanon have been taking in Syrian refugees, despite the prejudice and hostility that there can be between the two cultures.[more]