Fostering peace: On the last evening of the European Mariapolis in Madrid, on 27 July, there will be an hour-long programme on peace and Europe. It will be broadcast live on Youtube, in English only, starting at 8 pm.[more]
We are aware of the Focolare General Assembly call to listen and respond to the Cry of Humanity, the Cry of the Earth, and Cry of Young People (New Generations).
How do we do this?
“We are commited to verifying the ecological sustainability of our structures and activities … We are dedicated to the creation of greater environmental awareness that will lead to more sustainable lifestyles.” Ecological conversion was one of the goals set by the Focolare Movement in the 2021 General Assembly. In response to this urgent need, the Focolare EcoPlan was initiated.[more]
Encouraging ‘safe space’ discussions that provide an opportunity for members and previous members to share concerns around Focolare practice.[more]
Michal Siewniak, a member of the Focolare Movement and recently-elected Lib Dem District Councillor writes:[more]
At the end of the GB families course ‘Love creates a family’ last year, there was a desire to continue getting to know each other, creating further opportunities for talking, sharing and reaching out to others.[more]
Celebrating the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, we offer a short video documentary on a recent meeting of people from the Focolare Movement belonging to various Churches.
A short video supporting the theme of the year: ‘We are called and we are sent’ – part of the Conference Call of 7 October 2023. ‘By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.’ (Jn 13: 35)
Lesley Ellison is from Liverpool. She was the first non-Catholic to enter a Focolare community. Building unity beyond age-old prejudices, distrust and rifts. Generating, day after day, a dialogue that has become a way of life.
Mary and Paul Gateshill speak about the practice of ‘Prayer for Unity’ which gathers people regularly from all over the world. Interview by Andrea Fleming (2022).
We are commited to verifying the ecological sustainability of our structures and activities … We are dedicated to the creation of greater environmental awareness that will lead to more sustainable lifestyles.” Ecological conversion was one of the goals set by the Focolare Movement in the 2021 General Assembly. In response to this urgent need, the Focolare EcoPlan was initiated.
It has now been 50 days since the start of the war in Ukraine. Poland borders Ukraine for 535 kilometres. Since then, 2.7 million refugees have crossed the border and have been mostly welcomed on Polish soil, while others have passed through Poland to continue on to the West.[more]
Today the results of an independent investigation into the sexual abuse perpetrated by a former consecrated member of the Focolare in France have been published.[more]
Moving, uplifting, emotional, informative and so well attended; there are so many ways to describe a very successful fundraising event for Ukraine, which was organised in partnership with the St Mary’s Magdalene Church in Welwyn Garden City and the Focolare Movement at the Focolare Centre for Unity on 26th March 2022[more]