The word of life for the month sets us before the immediacy of Mary of Nazareth in adhering to God’s will. How can we be a presence of Jesus today? A glimpse of evangelical life.[more]
An Ecumenical Chair has been instituted at Sophia University named after Patriarch Athenagoras and Chiara Lubich, to revisit and actualize their spiritual heritage.[more]
“Public administration and commitment for fraternity: today’s challenge,” the convention promoted by Communion and Law and New Humanity at Castel Gandolfo (Rome, 24-26 November), gathered magistrates, lawyers, executives and officers from various parts of the world.[more]
On May 17, 1980, 40,000 young people from around were gathered at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome, Italy. On May 18th, they met in Saint Peter’s Square with Pope John Paul II. Below is Patrizia’s recount of her first Genfest.[more]
Leaving behind everything for a year, to grow together as a family was the brave decision of ten families from many countries of the world, who return home completely transformed by the Gospel.[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
From Venezuela to Cuba and Puerto Rico, countries facing the Caribbean Sea are tested by a strong social crisis, as well as the catastrophic effects of Hurricaine Maria. In the midst of this difficult situation there are many examples of courage and solidarity. News from the Focolare community.[more]
HabitAndando is a workshop that has been taking Colombian students and professors from the Colombia University of Architecture in Colombia, to Italy. This year it took Colombian students and their professors to the Italian University of Annunzio di Pescara.[more]
The theologian Pasquale Foresi (1929-2015) writing on the Christian virtue of obedience today, saw Mary, the Mother of Jesus, as the model of those who by obeying people obeyed God alone.[more]