1949-2

The pact of unity

In the following text, published in the New Humanity Journal (June 2012), Chiara Lubich describes that “pact of unity” with Igino Giordani whom she called Foco (Fire). It was the prelude to the period of that summer’s intense spiritual and mystical contemplation.  ... Read More

Giordani: summer 1949

16 July 1949: a fundamental date for the Focolare. Chiara Lubich and Igino Giordani made a “pact of unity” that would be the basis of the movement’s birth. That day marked the start of Chiara’s mystical experience known as “Paradise 1949.” This is Giordani’s poetic description. ... Read More