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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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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August Word of Life

August Word of Life

For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother. (Mt. 12:50)

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Focolare’s online Mariapolis 2020

Focolare’s online Mariapolis 2020

“History’s in the making if you dare” – the lines of a song which opened the first ‘virtual’ Mariapolis in Great Britain, held on Saturday 25th July. Many of the 400+ participants agreed at the end that this indeed had been a day like no other.

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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

A social distancing bring-your-own coffee break!

A social distancing bring-your-own coffee break!

In my road most people tend to keep themselves to themselves. But this started to change with the Thursday clap for carers. When it stopped I thought it would be good to continue to build on the neighbourly relationships that were just starting to blossom. So I dropped a note into all 24 houses in the road suggesting that anyone who was free and wanted to could pop out at 11am that Sunday morning for a short ‘social distancing bring-your-own coffee break.’

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July Word of Life

July Word of Life

For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother. (Mt. 12:50)

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Mariapolis GB 2020

Mariapolis GB 2020

This year, Mariapolis GB 2020 is happening online. All are welcome! Please join us for all or part of the day. Booking is essential. Watch this space – more details coming soon.

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