During the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Chiara Lubich at the Cathedral of Frascati, a surprise message arrives from Pope Francis![more]
The ceremony will take place on a 27 January at 4 p.m. in the Cathedral of Frascati, Italy.[more]
Young Focolare Members Offer:
“Would you like to bring Baby Jesus home with you?”
With a message to challenge and cheer adults, children world-wide offer Baby Jesus figurines to hurried Christmas shoppers.
“I wish everyone a Christmas full of gifts and joy, especially gifts from Heaven. With gratitude in my heart for this year that is ending, I would like 2015 to be “the year of the Yes!” ~ Maria Voce (Emmaus)[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.”
Right before Thanksgiving, an experience of service for our brothers and sisters in need[more]
Sometimes we get very busy with all the other Christmas preparations that we tend to forget the reason for the season, at times even cool-ing the “love” in our own homes. That’s why we propose an Advent project for the entire family: The Thermometer of Love Advent Calendar.[more]
“Cultural Night” is an evening where people come together to become enriched by the diversity of others.[more]