Midwest Muslim/Focolare Encounter 2016

Midwest Muslim/Focolare Encounter 2016

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.

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Run4Unity2016 Columbus, Ohio

Run4Unity2016 Columbus, Ohio

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!

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Meeting of the Lay Movements – Chicago

Meeting of the Lay Movements – Chicago

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.

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Mariapolis 2016

Mariapolis 2016

Held in a variety of settings, with different programs, Mariapolis, is an occasion to gather with many and, in a dialogue of true openness, learn to be a gift for one another. Here are the locations and dates for the 2016 Mariapolises.

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Children and the real Christmas story

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.

Joelma and the Wall of Tiles

Joelma and the Wall of Tiles

An exhibition held in support of victims in war-torn countries. It consists of a wall composed of handmade tiles which can be lifted off and taken home. Joelma Regis, the project creator, explains: “We are all connected and together we can help tear down the walls of indifference in our everyday lives.”

2016 West Coast Mariapolis

2016 West Coast  Mariapolis

COME TO CALIFORNIA FOR THE SUMMER MARIAPOLIS! Nearby Yosemite National Park, a gathering of people of all ages and backgrounds, with the common desire to live out the Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

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Baby Jesus Project

Baby Jesus Project

In cities all over the world, thousands of children of the Focolare Movement have responded to the invitation of Chiara Lubich to bring Jesus back into Christmas.

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