December

December

May the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all (1 Thes 3:12).

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November

November

Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you. (Eph 4:32)

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50 years on the ecumenical journey

50 years on the ecumenical journey

On Saturday, 26 October, Liverpool Hope University welcomed a 400-strong gathering to mark the 50th anniversary of the Focolare Movement’s arrival in Britain in November 1963.

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First New Ecclesial Movements and Communities gathering ever in the UK

First New Ecclesial Movements and Communities gathering ever in the UK

For the first time ever in the UK there will be a huge gathering and celebration of all the New Ecclesial Movements and Communities in the UK. Alpha International, Focolare, St Egidio and Youth 2000 are just some of the lay movements that are coming together to share what we all have in common; to be a gift at the service of the Church today.

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The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule – the way to build fraternity and peace

Chiara Lubich

Chiara Lubich

Chiara Lubich (1920-2008) is the founder of the Focolare Movement, which is present in 182 countries and promotes the spirituality of unity.

The Focolare Movement

The Focolare Movement

The Focolare Movement has the features of a large and varied family…

October

October

Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law (Rm 13:8).

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‘YOLO’: negative phrase made positive by young people

‘YOLO’: negative phrase made positive by young people

‘YOLO’ stands for You Only Live Once. It’s used by today’s texters and tweeters in a sarcastic way to mock their own boredom or ennui. So perhaps it was an odd theme for a recent congress of young people from the Focolare… or was it?

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September

Let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action. (1 Jn. 3:18)

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