Jean Vanier was one of the speakers at a recent gathering of leaders or representatives of Christian movements in Paris from 6th to 9th November 2013. The theme of the Together for Europe Friends meeting was “Solidarity with the Poor”. The founder of the l’Arche community powerfully called on those present to have the courage to go beyond barriers in giving Christian witness, speaking of the” tyranny of normality” and the “culture of success”.[more]
Three schools of Northern Ireland (two Catholic schools and a reformed one) since 1993 created a “circle of schools”, in order to promote fraternity among their students.[more]
John Mann, Dean of the Anglican Cathedral of St Anne in Belfast visited the Centre of the Focolare Movement following the trip by Maria Voce to Ireland in June 2012.[more]
From north and south of the island, so many experiences showing that the dialogue of life already exists and is opening a new phase of ecumenism[more]
Cardinal Séan Brady has recommended as Christmas reading, Chiara Lubich’s “Essential Writings.”
Last weekend, in one of his first official functions as Cardinal, he launched the book at the Methodist College, Edgehill, in Belfast.