Anne: “My night has no darkness”

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Anne: “My night has no darkness”

Despite a hearing impairment at birth, a young Australian accepts with courage the challenges of each day to the point of giving her life in service to others.

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Klaus Hemmerle. The Sun in the Valley

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Klaus Hemmerle. The Sun in the Valley

In May 1993 the then bishop of Aachen, Germany, underwent surgery to halt an already spreading illness. After a long convalescence he talked about the discovery of a new way of looking at people and creation.

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Carlo and Alberto: Friends also in holiness

Carlo and Alberto: Friends also in holiness

The cause for the beatification of Carlo Grisolia and Alberto Michelotti started in Genoa on 25 September 2008. The two young members of the Focolare had together made the commitment to live their lives according to the Gospel.

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Tinku Kamayu – The women of woolen threads (Argentina)

Tinku Kamayu – The women of woolen threads (Argentina)

Women descendants of the original peoples Calchaquíes, draw strength from the spirituality of the Focolare to overcome the macho culture and become entrepreneurs of fabrics. “Tinku Kamayu” (together to work) restores them the dignity of women while recovering ancestral techniques.

Entering into the other person’s culture

Entering into the other person’s culture

Chiara Lubich explains the importance of inculturation as a means of transmitting the Gospel in a meeting with representatives of the Focolare community in Africa gathered in Nairobi on 18 May 1992.

Getting involved in peace

Getting involved in peace

The Host Spot Project involved 55 young people from 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East, who went to Jordan to get to know refugee families.

Living the Gospel: We’re not alone

Living the Gospel: We’re not alone

The great news that we are not orphans, abandoned to ourselves, but sons and daughters of a Father who cares for each one of us, calls for a change of thinking and a new concern for what has been entrusted to us: the world and all its people.

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Travel Notes from Venezuela

Travel Notes from Venezuela

The story from someone that has visited the South American country with a special focus on the very young, their desire for redemption, hope for the future and being the builders of that future.  

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