Gary, Indiana, one of the poorest cities in the US, hosted 100 teenagers from 6 states who organized activities with the homeless, to serve at a soup kitchen/canteen and work on urban renewal. For many of them it was an unforgettable experience, which opened their eyes not only to the needs but also the beauty of the town, which is, before all else, a community.[more]
The Focolare’s international band Gen Verde is among 400 artists invited to perform during the next World Youth Day (WYD), organized by the Catholic Church, in January 2019 in Panama.[more]
The Focolare Movement expresses its support for Pope Francis[more]
Welcoming the other team to work together.[more]
“Jesus is the greatest gift of all”: with this spirit, thousands of children throughout the world remind us that “Jesus has been dislodged,” and invite us to make him once again the focus of Christmas. In St. Peter’s Square on 20 December, there will be a Children’s Jubilee with the blessing of their statues of Baby Jesus.
A video produced by the Gen 4 International Centre in Rome.
16 year old Caitlin Rowley from Houston, Texas, shares how she lives with Crohn’s Disease, overcoming her fears. An experience which emanates strength and light.
The Focolare Movement dedicated this year to deepening our experience of the Virgin of Nazareth. As it concludes, here are some brief reflections on Mary and taking care of our homes, as places where we care for and grow the presence of Jesus.[more]
It is called “Project Lia”, it started in Indianapolis (USA) and it teaches formerly incarcerated women how to turn waste material into furniture and home accessories. In doing so, the project aims to reduce recidivism, by opening new paths to social inclusion.[more]
The 44th “Week of Italian Culture” has just taken place in Ottawa, Canada and, as usual, the program showcased Italian art, culture and history. On June 16, it included a presentation of the foundress of the Focolare Movement[more]