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 2017 Mariapolises.[more]
The Focolare Movement is grateful to Cardinal Keeler (March 4, 1931 – March 23, 2017) for tireless work as a true builder of unity.[more]
Today we celebrate the beginning of a new nonprofit Economy of Communion company: PROJECT LIA – formed to provide a transition job program for formerly-incarcerated women.[more]
El amor nos llena de luz
L’amore ci riempie di luce
사랑은 빛으로 우리를 채워줍니다.
Miłość napełnia nas światłem
Every day, I receive via email a Word of the Day although in truth, more often than not, it really is a phrase or a brief sentence. Its message is always a creative way that we an love God and […][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.
On December 12, we celebrated Jesus birth with a small Christmas gathering for our Word of Life group. The children prepared a few Christmas songs to sing with flute accompaniment, for the adults. We also played a Christmas Jeopardy game with two teams including the adults, teens and the children, which required being united in the […][more]
In the spirit of Christmas, with our typical aim at loving one another, we gathered for our annual Christmas Party. 85 adults and kids came together for the day which included a cello and piano duet performed by 2 young ladies which set the tone for a Christmas meditation. Experiences of living our Gospel-based spirituality […][more]
“Mercy and dialogue: pathways to unity” was the title of this year’s Men’s Retreat held in Belton, Texas. It gave the almost 30 men the opportunity to reflect on some of the Pope’s texts on mercy and how it can be lived through the spirituality of unity. There was an insight into how unity with […][more]