Transforming Society

Transforming Society

The Centre for Unity was filled with about 110 people all eager to share their own attempts to transform society. They had come mostly from London and the South East but there were also visitors from: the West Country, Scotland, the North East and two people passing through on their way home to Australia, so, a good reflection of British society today.

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Story of Chiara Lubich

Story of Chiara Lubich

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.

Kenya – A light in the slums

Kenya – A light in the slums

Mathare, a slum of 500,000 people in Nairobi, Kenya. Some Focolare families transform the chapel into a school building during the week, helping to change the lives of children and families. Now they have a future!!

Myanmar. “Without love, how could I forgive?”

Myanmar. “Without love, how could I forgive?”

The story of May Han. During the Saffron Revolution her husband who was active in defending human rights, was arrested and died in prison. In the darkness of her pain the light of God’s love brings forgiveness.

Are you getting enough happiness

Are you getting enough happiness

Last weekend young people from Word of Life groups in Belfast, Dublin and from University College Dublin made their way to the ‘Centre for Unity’ in Welwyn Garden City, on the outskirts of London, for the annual Focolare Regenerate event.

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