Planting the roots of resilience

Planting the roots of resilience

In October 2016 the Focolare Centre, Curryhills, hosted the second of this year’s retreat weekends for young adults. Attended by over thirty young people from across the island, the weekend gave time for meditation, spiritual contemplation and discussion.

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Young Irish at international project in Jordan

Young Irish at international project in Jordan

Three Irish people went to Jordan recently to explore with their peers in Syria and Iraq the situation in the Middle East. 

They joined 55 young people, both from the East and the West, in a project to understand the complex situation from all perspectives and how they might create together a social campaign for peace in Middle East.

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Mother Teresa, a great teacher of the art of loving

Mother Teresa, a great teacher of the art of loving

After the death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who is being canonised today, Chiara Lubich spoke of her as a role model for the perfection of charity. Mother Teresa and Chiara were bound by a deep friendship and met on several occasions.

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Europe must be attentive to its soul

Europe must be attentive to its soul

Two bishops and members of Focolare and Sword of Spirit community represent Ireland at gathering promoting unity in Europe. Europe must keep the ideals of its founders alive, says Bishop Brendan Leahy.

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