Knitting for the planet

Knitting for the planet

#DaretoCare initiatives continue across the world, focussing this year on care for the environment. Christine Gilgannon shares her experience of getting involved in a project engaging with COP26, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties which will happen in Glasgow on 1-12 November 2021.

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Breaking boundaries

Breaking boundaries

Over the last few years we have held a short service of ‘Prayers for Unity’ in the chapel at the Focolare Centre for Unity. This took place every Monday evening before the Anglican Eucharist and the Catholic Mass. Therefore the prayers were ecumenical and were a moment of unity before we split into two groups. In March 2020 the pandemic struck in GB and we went into lockdown. This meant no more prayers for unity or Eucharist/Mass. Or did it?

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June Word of Life

June Word of Life

Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord’, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven (Mt 7:21)

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Today more than ever there is a need for an Economy of Communion

Today more than ever there is a need for an Economy of Communion

Let us not forget the poor” (Chiara Lubich). In a time when there is much struggle to find a way to combine the economy with social justice and sustainability, Economy of Communion has been living and announcing a new economy for thirty years, carrying a message that is more…

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Love creates a family

Love creates a family

We are looking forward to the fifth session of the Families course ‘Love creates a home’ next week – Thursday 24th June 7.30pm.

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Margaret Karram: let’s put reconciliation and prayer back at the centre

Margaret Karram: let’s put reconciliation and prayer back at the centre

Faced with the escalation of violence in the Holy Land, in Colombia, in Myanmar and in various African countries, the President of the Focolare appeals to the communities of the Movement in the world to put dialogue and prayer at the centre of life and action. These are paths everyone can follow towards true peace.

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The reason for my life (from the early letters of Chiara Lubich)

About us

About us

The Movement is present in 182 countries, which are organized in 22 geographical regions, in which activities are coordinated by a male and a female delegate together with members of a local council.

Chiara from Trent

Chiara from Trent

Marco Tecilla, the first young man who followed Chiara Lubich, takes us to the most important places in the city of Trent ….

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from the 18th to the 25th January. This week is an opportunity for all, both individually and together across the Church to focus our prayer and worship on Christian Unity.

Mariapolis GB 2021

Mariapolis GB 2021

This, year the GB Mariapolis is happening again online. You may remember last year’s online Mariapolis? It was a ‘first’ in many ways! For many of us it was a boost that was really needed at that time. One of the fruits was the start of online groups beyond geographical borders (as, for example, the Dialogue Group) and these groups continue to meet regularly.

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MAY Word of Life

MAY Word of Life

God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. (1Jn 4:15)

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