Turn it up!

Turn it up!

The international Gen Verde band launched its video clip, “TURN IT UP!” together with 465 boys and girls from 31 cities of 21 countries in 5 continents.

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The Churches, going towards humanity together

The Churches, going towards humanity together

Thirty-five Bishop-friends of the Focolare belonging to different Churches, gathered in Katowice, Poland, from November 15 to18. The comments of Brendan Leahy, a Catholic and the Lutheran, Åke Bonnier.

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Living the Gospel: Being a presence of Jesus

Living the Gospel: Being a presence of Jesus

The word of life for December sets us before the immediacy of Mary of Nazareth in adhering to God’s will. How can we be a presence of Jesus today? A glimpse of evangelical life through 4 short experiences.

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Genfest 1980: Making the World a Family

Genfest 1980: Making the World a Family

On May 17, 1980, 40,000 young people from around were gathered at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome, Italy. On May 18th, they met in Saint Peter’s Square with Pope John Paul II. Below is Patrizia’s recount of her first Genfest.

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Children and the real Christmas story

“Jesus is the greatest gift of all”: with this spirit, thousands of children throughout the world remind us that “Jesus has been dislodged,” and invite us to make him once again the focus of Christmas. In St. Peter’s Square on 20 December, there will be a Children’s Jubilee with the blessing of their statues of Baby Jesus.

Pasta for Puerto Rico

Pasta for Puerto Rico

Young people in the DC area reach out to those in need with a creative fundraiser for Puerto Rico.

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Maria Voce: “To dialogue means taking risks.”

Maria Voce: “To dialogue means taking risks.”

Christian dialogue is not easy, but it’s important to take risks. According to Maria Voce there are walls which divide us which need to be climbed. Some extracts from an interview by Andrés Beltramo Álvarez for the Spanish journal “Alfa y Omega”.

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Noel left his mark

Noel left his mark

While working with some young Filipinos in preparation for the Genfest, 38 year old Emmanuel De Jesus died suddenly. Those who knew him now consider him as a guardian angel of the event.

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