Honorary degrees for Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran and for Maria Voce. The University of Notre Dame acknowledges the need for real interfaith dialogue.[more]
The Luminosa Award for Unity given to groups and individuals whose lives and works contribute to universal brotherhood,[more]
During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity we present a March 1976 interview with Chiara Lubich, by Citta Nuova. Her optimism stemmed from the same love for Christ that this year’s theme invites us to.[more]
May each of you and your families have a blessed Christmas!
On this special day we bring you a thought by Chiara Lubich, Dec. 2005.
“We need to celebrate Christmas and renew our faith in the infant-God who…
“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 thought by Maria Voce (Emmaus)
“Full of gratitude to God…”
We hope to see you at Valparaiso, Indiana For this year’s Summer Mariapolis!
More information and registration here
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Chiara Lubich often spoke to us about the “Art of Loving”, here is a reflection on the Art of Loving by Bishop Brendan Leahy.[more]