Spirituality of Unity

Unity with God and neighbors

February 27, 2015 -- Living City

This year, members of the Focolare deepen the sixth point of the spirituality of communion, the Eucharist. We offer some thoughts and reflections of Focolare founder Chiara Lubich. They were addressed to a mainly Catholic audience, continually referring to her own Catholic roots. However, her experience can offer a deeper understanding of this central point of the Christian faith to everyone. Looking back at Jesus’ Last Supper and the practice of the first Christians, coming together on the first day of the week and breaking bread together can either enrich one’s own faith journey or provide insight that fosters dialogue.

Like living cells

November 1, 2014 -- Living City

If you look around you in some cities you pass through, you are left dismayed, and it seems to you that a Christian society is far off. The world with its vanity seems to dominate ...

And you would call Jesus’ prayer to the Father — “May they all be one” (Jn 17:21) — a utopia if you did not think of him. He saw a world very much similar to this one, and at the climax of his life he appeared to be overcome by it, defeated by evil.

He, too, looked at all those people whom he loved as himself. He came to bring the family together again: to make all one ...

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