The Christmas Card

The Christmas Card

When I retired 6 years ago, I immediately joined all sorts of clubs: hand bell ringing, literary society, Pilates, watercolour painting…

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Many journeys, one light- remembering Chiara Lubich’s visits to Britain.

Many journeys, one light- remembering Chiara Lubich’s  visits to Britain.

Celebrations are starting today, 7 December, all over the world, to mark the 100th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s birth.
In this article written in 2008, not long after Chiara’s death, Sally McAllister recalls some of the key moments of Chiara’s visits to Britain between 1965 and 2004 and the contribution she brought to ecumenism and dialogue with people of different faiths or convictions. Her words on those occasions encourage, indicate pathways to walk along and offer sparks of hope that continue to inspire us today.

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“I have married God” – Link-up 7th December 2019

“I have married God” –  Link-up 7th December 2019

76 years have passed since that morning of 7thDecember 1943. A 23-year-old girl, Silvia,consecrated herself to God in secret. She will be known by everyone with another name, Chiara. And today, 7thDecember 2019, the centenary of Chiara Lubich’s birth begins. You have perhaps understood that this link-up will be special: we will try to go the roots of that yes to God said 76 years ago, and we will travel the world to meet her charism today -this time in a special way -in the “focolare”.

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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

Eat out, eat well Award

Eat out, eat well Award

The Eat Out Eat Well scheme rewards restauarants, takeaways and other food businesess that make it easier for their customers to make healthy food choices.

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