As solidarity has been set in motion around the world to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan which devastated the Philippines, news continues to arrive from Focolare members in the Asian islands. Included are ways you can help![more]
Building unity among teens of five parishes through sports.[more]
The annual meeting of regional delegates of the Focolare Movement concluded on the 19th of October in Rome with a worldwide link-up with Focolare communities spread throughout the world.[more]
All year long the Gen 3 were committed to the Hearts in Action project: putting into practice the Works of Mercy. For 11 lively “city” girls from the Chicago area, a summer camp at Villa Loretto was the culminating moment.[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.”
In recent months two magazines born from the spirituality of the Focolare Movement receive important recognitions: the Philippine magazine, regarding interreligious dialogue, and the North American magazine for its informative coverage on vocations.[more]
The Teens4Unity groups from St. Bruno Parish in Chicago and St. Andrew Parish in St. Louis got together this summer to give a big boost to their project: Let’s Color the City with Love.[more]
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]