Chiara Lubich: a solemn change of direction

On 14 March 2008, 15 years ago, Chiara Lubich ended her earthly life. A few years earlier, in a world-wide connection she quoted the short but intense verse from Psalm 15 (16) 'You Lord, are my only good' and invited the communities of the Movement around the world to approach this prayer by giving it centrality in their daily lives. ... Read More

Christmas with those who suffer

In a few days it will be Christmas. It’s a celebration when we can meet up as a family and renew relationships, regardless of the lights and the gifts. God became a child and was born in the poverty of a manger. At Christmas 1986, Chiara Lubich invited the communities of the Focolare Movement to go out towards those who are suffering the most. Today too, we have many brothers and sisters who are having to live in situations of suffering and they are waiting for us to share with them and to bring them comfort. ... Read More