Members of the Chicago Focolare community participated in the annual Prayer for Christian Unity event organized by Ecumenism Metro Chicago. Nine christian churches were represented in the ecumenical prayer service.[more]
An event, with a truly warm atmosphere, took place on a spring day in Chicago that was a little too cool for the anticipated outdoor gathering. It was the annual Encounter of followers of W.D. Mohamed and the Focolare community.[more]
Finally the Run4Unity2016 baton arrived in Ohio! 🙂 On Saturday, May 14, Run4Unity2016 took place in Columbus. It was a super day full of joy, unity and friendship![more]
On May 8, Most Reverend Blaise Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago met with the lay movements operating within the Chicago Archdiocese. There were twenty five lay movements present including Communion and Liberation, Legion of Mary, Marriage Encounter, and Cursillo among others.[more]
“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.
A video produced by the Gen 4 International Centre in Rome.
16 year old Caitlin Rowley from Houston, Texas, shares how she lives with Crohn’s Disease, overcoming her fears. An experience which emanates strength and light.
A year after the opening of Chiara Lubich’s Cause of Beatification, we publish an extract from a talk she gave at Loppiano on the 14th May 1987.[more]
“Once upon a time, in 1971 (yeah, not that long ago!), in Sassello, Italy a girl named Chiara Luce was born. She was an average girl who liked to sing and play tennis. She even failed math one year. She never did anything “big” like found a hospital or religious order, but she went to Church regularly and tried to love God and live the Gospel in her life.”[more]
From immigration to the celebration of Mass for the crowds. How Pope Francis changed the face of the nation.[more]