Maria Voce to young Syrians: “Do not let your values be stolen from you. Join all the young people who want a better world. The world is waiting for you.”[more]
On Saturday May 4th the president and co-president of the Focolare met with the Syrian community of the Movement. The sharing of their testimonies conveyed their pain and their sense of loss and mourning, but also their wealth of culture and traditions – and their desire to live and to rebuild their homeland.[more]
The first city to be visited by the President and Co-president of the Focolare Movement during their journey to Syriaisn Homs where they met the small community that chose not to abandon the city during the civil war. These same people now contribute towards the rebuilding of their country.[more]
My husband’s mother was very fond of her son, to the point of being possessive, and this attitude has always created difficulties between us. A year ago she was diagnosed with a tumour: this necessitated home care that her only daughter was unable to give.[more]
At the end of March, young people from the United World Project GB met for the second time following an initial meeting in London in November 2018. This time, they headed north to sunny Glasgow (yes, it really was sunny!) to build on the project, progress with new ideas and spend time with each other.[more]
United World Week 2019 will take place from May 1 to 7. It is an event organised by Teens for Unity, Youth for a United World, New Humanity, Parish and Diocesan Movements of the Focolare, in collaboration with the Economy of Communion and with other groups, movements, associations, as well as national and international institutions.[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
I come from Tanzania and I’m almost blind. The person, who helps me to study, also gave me 1,200 shillings to buy a malaria injection, so that I could finish the treatment I had started.[more]
I was studying for my teaching diploma and had to take one last geography exam, which consisted of a practical lesson given to children in front of a panel, on a subject of my own choice.[more]
This is the meaning of the Resurrection.
Redemption is completed. Death is conquered.