This year, by happy coincidence, Easter will be celebrated on the same day by Christians of the Eastern and Western churches. Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, conveys her best wishes.[more]
We all belong to a family. Families come in all shapes and sizes. There can be wonderful moments in family but none of us can say our family is perfect![more]
The 9th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s death will be on March 14. The theme chosen to mark this anniversary is the family, a theme very much in keeping with the dynamics opened by the Synod of Bishops and the subsequent Apostolic exhortation of Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia.
Live streaming of the event Saturday 11th March from 3pm to 5.30pm irish time on http://live.focolare.org/FamilyHighlights/
Pope Francis received 1200 entrepreneurs, young people and scholars involved in the Economy of Communion in 54 different countries. No to an economy that kills. Yes to an economy of communion.[more]
Journey towards Christian unity is progressing but people need to be more aware of its forward momentum, says authority on ecumenism.[more]
Each year Christians worldwide celebrate together the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In the Western hemisphere it occurs from 18th to 25th January whereas often in the Southern hemisphere it is during Pentecost week.
The material is always prepared by Christians in a different country. This year it was Germany’s Christians who chose and prepared the material on the theme “Reconciliation. The Love of Christ Compels Us” with reference to 2 Corinthians 5:14-20.[more]