Typhoon Haiyan devastates Philippines – ways to help!

Typhoon Haiyan devastates Philippines – ways to help!

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!

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Children and the real Christmas story

Children and the real Christmas story

“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.

Joelma and the Wall of Tiles

Joelma and the Wall of Tiles

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.”

Hearts-in-Action like “Nun” Other

Hearts-in-Action like “Nun” Other

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.

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Coloring Saint Louis with Love

Coloring Saint Louis with Love

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.

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