Is There Hope?

Is There Hope? A preview of the first two chapters of the book, about to be published, which gathers the contents of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (April 16-18, 2021).
May issue of Traces

"The audacity of the family"

"Family is the theatre of the spiritual drama, the place where things happen, especially the things that matter" (G.K. Chesterton). Read the editorial of the new issue.
Hans van Mourik Broekman during the online meeting
Current Events

A headteacher on ‘Education as Self-Communication’

A contribution to the dialogue on Carrón’s book Education. Communicating One’s Self. “Schools believe that we can teach children to be happy, fulfilled, by literally teaching them about the virtues they need to pursue."
Giovanni Bellini, 'Deposition' (detail), c. 1515, Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Current Events

“Silence filled with His presence”

This year, the traditional Good Friday gestures in London and Edinburgh could not go ahead in their usual format due to Covid restrictions. Then came the proposal to put together a video with meditations led by our bishop friends.

For many years, we have been organising a Way of the Cross on Good Fridays in the heart of London and Edinburgh. This year, when it became clear that it was not possible to propose the gesture according to the usual format, we met with some friends to dis...

Letters

Dublin: Living asking Christ to reveal himself

Churches in Ireland are still closed due to the pandemic. Organizing the Good Friday gesture was a bit of an odyssey, but also an opportunity for new encounters and to enjoy the wonder of the latest arrival to our community.
Culture

The dangerous edge of things

Graham Greene died thirty years ago, on April 3 1991. From the April issue of Italian Tracce, a journey through the works of one of the most renowned British and Catholic authors of the twentieth century.
Current Events

Ireland: "The great value of silence"

On Friday March 19, Pope Francis delivered a special message to the Irish faithful elevating the National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock to the status of an International Sanctuary of Special Eucharistic and Marian Devotion.
View of Stirling from Dumyat Hill
Current Events

 “He is happening again”

Marta describes how recent experiences have been the opportunity to rediscover how "God is in everything" and to deepen her relationship with Him, if she makes space for Him to happen again.

A couple of examples of recent experiences have been, once again, possibilities to rediscover that God really is in everything, and everything helps me to deepen that relationship with Him, I only need to be available and recognize it.  A few weeks ago...