Irish bishop and leader of Sikh community to address Liverpool Mariapolis

Irish bishop and leader of Sikh community to address Liverpool Mariapolis

Large Irish contingent travel to joint Ireland / UK hosted summer gathering of Focolare in Liverpool. “Here we are almost at the 100th anniversary of 1916, signing up with England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales in a moment of unity, of reconciliation, of prayer. It is a poignant moment,” remarks Bishop Brendan Leahy.

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Radicalism of Love – Focolare Open Day at Curryhills, Kildare

Radicalism of Love – Focolare Open Day at Curryhills, Kildare

The Focolare Open Day at Curryhills on Saturday 27th June was a day of surprises. Surprising to hear from Mariella from Malta of how saying Yes to God lead her to spend sixteen years in a Moslem country. For her and the other members of Focolare there, whether you were Catholic or Protestant faded into insignificance. The important thing was to be a Christian and to witness, as a small minority, to the joy and truth of the Gospel based on love.

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Music and memories

Music and memories

Timeout to remember Tom: a moment together in Curryhills. Saturday the 20th of June starting at 3pm followed by Mass and a BBQ at 5 pm

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Thank you Fr Foresi

Thank you Fr Foresi

Live streaming of funeral 18 June. Pasquale Foresi – more familiarly known as Chiaretto – the first focolarino priest and co-founder of the Focolare Movement, died on 14th June. Our memories of him are full of affection and gratitude.The funeral will be held on Thursday, 18 June at 3.30 pm (Italian time) at the Focolare Movement’s International Centre in Rocca d Papa.

Live streaming of funeral 18 June (3.30 pm Italian time): http://live.focolare.org

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Culture of communion generates shared wealth

Culture of communion generates shared wealth

Addressing poverty, must centre on the premise of “building fraternity as equals, enabling participation and empowerment to take root,” Dr Lorna Gold tells EoC conference in Nairobi.

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