Mary and the Church

Mary and the Church

Mary played a particular role in accompanying Jesus throughout his entire journey, from her “yes” at the Annunciation, to the “yes” at the foot of the Cross. In this way she became the Mother of the entire Church.

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Mohamed’s journey

Mohamed’s journey

The compelling story recounted by Salvatore D’Antona of Naples, a true story that makes us reflect. Here is a sample from his second novel, published by Citta Nuova.

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Summer boot camps in the outskirts

Summer boot camps in the outskirts

“The peripheries: capital of Italy” is the title of the boot camps held by the young people of the Focolare in Turin, in the regenerated spaces of a former factory, and in Rome, in a district marked by marginalization and degradation. An experience of commitment, interpersonal relations and collaboration with the territory’s associations and institutions.

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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.

Letters from the Mariapolis

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Letters from the Mariapolis

The Mariapolis, a traditional summer gathering of the Focolare, is held and continues in various parts of the world with varied features and expressions, as seen from the many messages we have received, some of which we are sharing here.

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