Living the Word

Living the Word

Reflecting on my experience of lockdown I feel as though we have been catapulted into living the ideal of unity as Chiara and her first companions did, in the early days when their lives revolved around running to the air raid shelters to dodge the bombs – there together discovering the wonder of the word of God and then living it with the people they met along the way.

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An ecumenical spirituality

An ecumenical spirituality

Chiara Lubich’s charism for Christian unity. Interview with Lesley Ellison who is an Anglican and the first non-Catholic focolarina to follow Chiara.

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September Word of Life

September Word of Life

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over will be put into your lap. (Lk. 6:38)

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Lebanon: rising from the rubble

Lebanon: rising from the rubble

After the devastating explosion in Beirut on the evening of August 4th, the local Focolare community and the New Humanity association set to work to meet the most urgent needs of the people affected by the disaster.

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Time out with Vincent Lockhart

Time out with Vincent Lockhart

TimeOut – A short prayer or reflection to ask for peace and to focus on our personal commitment to build peace wherever we are

#Pills of hope

#Pills of hope

27.03.2020
“Pills” of hope: the silent transmission
Just some of the countless initiatives of solidarity emerging from the Coronovirus outbreak: not all transmission is negative. As the world finds itself dramatically united by the spread of Coronavirus, sharing suffering and dismay over the growing number of deaths,.

UWW 2020 – Run4Unity

UWW 2020 – Run4Unity

On May 3rd we’re getting the worldwide online relay race going, from 11 to 12 o’clock across all time zones. #run4unity #intime4peace #unitedworldweek

To be a real family!

To be a real family!

Sharing our needs and our goods is an important expression of the mutual love that builds unity and draws the presence of Jesus among us that will bring about a united, fairer world.

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Extraordinary Communion of Goods for Covid 19 Emergency

Extraordinary Communion of Goods for Covid 19 Emergency

At the end of April, the Centre of the Focolare Movement sent a letter to all countries, explaining that an Extraordinary Communion of Goods and a special COVID Fund was launched on 21st April, to meet the needs of those suffering financially due to the Covid emergency. The Fund would help both individuals and families around the world and the Focolare’s little towns whose ability to give witness and to help in the formation of ‘new people’ had been adversely affected.

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