Igino Giordani wrote many pages on Mary, on understanding her mystery. Below is one of these in which he invites us to look to Mary at the foot of the Cross, to be like Her[more]
What meaning does the mystery of God dying on a cross have for the men and women of our times? In that supreme sacrifice, God took upon himself all our faults. He asks us to have the courage to live as he did, out of love for the world. From a text by Pasquale Foresi.[more]
Easter, Alleluia, Resurrection[more]
Holy Thursday: this reflection on today’s solemnity is taken from a homily prepared by the bishop, philosopher and theologian, Klaus Hemmerle (1929–1994), for Holy Thursday 1993.[more]
Awareness of the urgent need for change in the way in which we live on our planet has never been more acutely felt.[more]
I was walking along the road in Manila when a youth approached me. When he was a short distance away he unsheathed a knife and pointed it at me, “Give me all your money!” he demanded.[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
Having decided to answer God’s call and give him everything, I felt it was right to give away what I didn’t need, including my clothing.[more]
After the first international meeting for those in the Movement responsible for the protection of minors, Focolare President Maria Voce and Co-president, Jesús Morán, have written to all the members of the Movement on the Focolare’s commitment in this field.[more]
At the end of a meeting, a woman approached me and confided that financially she was going through a very difficult time. She needed to find £3,000 straight away because she had to re-pay an old debt to the bank.[more]