It will come as no surprise that due to the COVID-19 crisis it will not be possible to gather together for Mariapolis this year. But we still want to come together.[more]
Many of us were worried whether the weekend for couples, organised by the Focolare Movement in The Centre for Unity in Welwyn Garden City on 14-15th March would be able to go ahead.[more]
Jesús Morán, Co-president of the Focolare Movement, in his homily during the Mass on the anniversary of Chiara’s Lubich death celebrated behind closed doors and transmitted via streaming shared the following thoughts:[more]
A message from Maria Voce, Focolare President, to the Movement’s communities around the world,
for 14th March, the anniversary of the death of Chiara Lubich.
Practical help, community building and stories of hope from all over the world are spreading the “antivirus” of fraternity.[more]
This Word is the “Golden Rule”, a universal teaching contained in the different cultures, religions and traditions that humanity has developed over the ages. It is the basis of all authentically human values that lead to peaceful coexistence, with just and supportive personal and social relationships.[more]
TimeOut – A short prayer or reflection to ask for peace and to focus on our personal commitment to build peace wherever we are
Respond to this call, use your imagination and plan a local online event between May 1st – May 7th to explore what it takes to be #InTimeForPeace and amplify care, solidarity and hope during this #Covid19 Pandemic.
“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,.
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
Link up of 1st February 2020 – “The extremism of dialogue”[more]
Immediately the father of the child cried out, “I believe; help my unbelief!” (Mk.9:24)[more]
The Centenary of Chiara Lubich’s birth, the foundress of the Focolare Movement, was celebrated with 400 people on 18th January 2020 in Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham. “Celebration” was the operative word.[more]