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 2015 Mariapolises.[more]
Our Easter greetings through the words of Klaus Hemmerle[more]
Join us for this year’s Midwest Mariapolis![more]
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]
“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.”
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]