This June the Midwest Focolare community and friends came together to offer a fond farewll, five times over, to their dear friends – Paloma Cabetas, JoEllen Karstens, Paula Tai, Betsy Dugas, and Marianne Hessing.[more]
At the University of Saint Thomas in St. Paul, MN, entrepreneurs, economists, business people and students from North America and Cameroon came together June 9-12 to design new models of leadership and business inspired by the principles of the Economy of Communion (EoC).[more]
A message from Atlanta, GA on the Orlando shooting:
“34 years ago, a new road opened up in front of me. That of living for a more just world, more united. I began to try to build it every day, at home, at school, with friends. I soon understood it is not an easy choice. Sometimes […]
Sunday, June 5, 2016, the Indianapolis Muslim community of followers of Imam W.D. Mohammed and the local Focolare community in Indianapolis held a Picnic for Unity.[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.
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.”
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.[more]
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]