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January 2020 Articles
We asked several people in North America how they met Focolare’s founder and how it shaped their lives
Gearing up for the 2020 political campaign
“Should you give to charities that help the poor, or does it keep people from taking their situation in hand and changing their life?” M.Y.
New York City teens serve their community by volunteering at a soup kitchen
The role of charisms and especially the charism of unity in the Church
Events throughout the world during Focolare founder’s centennial showcase the impact of her life
Fr. Jacques Mourad bears witness to Christian living amid violence
How friendship helped a woman overcome a dire crisis
Focolare founder Chiara Lubich experienced something extraordinary during the summer of 1949. Living City is featuring a series by the Italian theologian Fr. Fabio Ciardi, OMI, who explains the meaning and impact of her writings about “Paradise ’49.” Part 6 features the uniqueness of her “mystical marriage” and a new understanding of the Word of God.
Much is known about Lubich’s public life — but who was she before founding the Focolare Movement?