Paradise ’49: an experience that shaped the Focolare Movement

The May-June 2019 issue of the New Humanity magazine is entirely dedicated to the mystical experience that Chiara Lubich had in the summer of 1949: this is now known as "Paradise 49". We asked Father Fabio Ciardi, head of the interdisciplinary study centre, the "Abba School" and member of the steering committee for the publication of Chiara Lubich’s writings to explain the reasons for this decision. ... Read More
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Alone with God

Igino Giordani wrote many pages on Mary, on understanding her mystery. Below is one of these in which he invites us to look to Mary at the foot of the Cross, to be like Her. ... Read More

Re-living The Crucified Jesus

What meaning does the mystery of God dying on a cross have for the men and women of our times? In that supreme sacrifice, God took upon himself all our faults. He asks us to have the courage to live as he did, out of love for the world. From a text by Pasquale Foresi. ... Read More