Houston Date Night for Family Unity

Houston Date Night for Family Unity

A family Word of Life group, which meets in a Houston area parish, recently came up with the idea to organize a Date Night for area couples. The evening had the theme of building unity in the family. The outreach was part of the works organized by the Houston area Spirituality of Communion Committee.

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Ecumenism Metro Chicago Prayer for Christian Unity

Ecumenism Metro Chicago Prayer for Christian Unity

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.

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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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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.”

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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