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August-September 2019 Articles Archive
Children across the country and around the world learn the Gospel-based Art of Loving through the Cube of Love program. Here’s how Ellen, a 6-year-old, put into practice “loving everyone.”
A golfing pilgrimage with my brother to the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi
Focolare founder Chiara Lubich had an extraordinary experience during the summer of 1949. Living City is now publishing a series of texts written by the Italian theologian Fr. Fabio Ciardi, OMI explaining the meaning and impact of these writings called Paradise ’49. This month features the pact between Chiara Lubich and Igino Giordani, an eminent figure in Italian politics and culture, and also co-founder of the Focolare Movement.
Michael Schmitz gives a firsthand look at life through his determined eyes
Terrorists attack Christians in Burkina Faso, trying to divide the country
Nobody likes a job half done, but how do you know when to quit?
An Italian couple offers hospitality while a young immigrant works to become self-sufficient
The arrival of a child with Down syndrome challenged a young family and helped them grow
Celebrating 300 years of the founder of the Christian Brothers, a reflection on Lasallian pedagogy
A turning point in a woman’s relationship with her mother
“How important is it to always tell the truth? Sometimes a small lie helps people feel better. For example, if someone asks you if you like their new haircut and you really find it ugly — what do you do? Tell the hard truth, or something diplomatic?” G. F.
The country has important holy sites for Jews, Christians and Muslims — it needs new initiatives for peace
Seventy young people gathered for United World Week 2019, focusing on work and economy