Current Events - 2021

The secret

Current EventsGiorgio Vittadini

A glimpse into Georges Bernanos' novel which is proposed for summer reading. The moving account of the life sickly parish priest in a rural community in Northern France who “accepted the terrible presence of the divine in every instant of his poor life.”

Hans van Mourik Broekman during the online meeting

A headteacher on ‘Education as Self-Communication’

Current EventsHans van Mourik Broekman

A contribution to the dialogue on Julián Carrón’s book Education. Communicating One’s Self. “Schools believe that we can teach children to be happy, fulfilled, free by literally teaching them about the virtues that they need to pursue."

Giovanni Bellini, 'Deposition' (detail), c. 1515, Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

“Silence filled with His presence”

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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.

View of Stirling from Dumyat Hill

 “He is happening again”

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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.

Confessions of a headteacher

Current EventsLuca Fiore

Hans van Mourik Broekman has dedicated his life to education. But since last year, when he “met” Fr. Luigi Giussani, he has reconsidered his way of working and living his faith. From the February issue of Traces.

Pigi Bernareggi: Fr. Carrón's message

Current EventsJulián Carrón

"He always followed the subtle method of God. Look how much fruit his willingness to follow that method produced!" Fr. Carrón's words for the death of the Italian missionary.

Growing and helping others grow during a pandemic

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A CL public event on "Education: Communicating one’s self". January 30, live on YouTube, a dialogue with Julián Carrón on the questions provoked by the situation of education, which concerns us all.

Photo: Unsplash/Fusion Medical Animation

“What is my contribution to the world?”

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Covid-19, work in two British universities, and the discovery of the “English variant”. Alessandro, a researcher, talks about what has happened during the recent months of the pandemic, and that “gusto for life”.