The days prior to Marta and her family’s departure from Scotland were full of the constant presence of their friends. “I asked myself if we did had done anything particularly special during our years here…” This is what she discovered.
Current Events - 2021
As a summer vacation for the whole UK community could not be organised this year, the Cambridge community decided to organize a “day-holiday” to end the year together. This is how the day became proof that the Lord takes care of everything...
The president of CL updates members and friends of the movement on the steps taken, and those that will follow, to respond to the Decree addressed to the associations and movements of the faithful.
Notes from the assembly of CL communities in Eurasia with Fr. Carrón, a “long-distance dialogue” catalyzed by the challenge posed by Rosa Montero in El País. What makes the here and now a beginning and not the end? From July/August 'Traces'.
The book that gathers the contents of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (April 16-18, 2021) is now available.
The word expectation has resonated in Hilda’s life since she was a child. “Getting married, having my children, meeting the movement…What more could I want? And yet this sense of expectation remained." And faced with Covid, everything came to a head…
The letter sent by Fr. Julián Carrón, President of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, to Card. Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastry for the Laity, Family and Life.
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.”
Message on the occasion of the Macerata-Loreto Pilgrimage, June 12, 2021. This year it will again be in a special format with a live moment of prayer from the Basilica on Saturday, June 12 at 9 pm (CEST).
The third chapter of the book that gathers the contents of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (April 16-18, 2021).
2022 will mark the anniversary of the birth of the founder of CL. It is an opportunity to deepen and to make known the novelty that he continues to bring into the lives of many. Here is how you can contribute.
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."
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.
The message sent by Pope Francis to the Movement on the occasion of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity and the telegram for the Holy Father at the end of the gesture, in which 40,000 people from 94 countries all over the world participated.
Notes from Fr. Julián Carrón’s meditations during the 2021 Easter Triduum for university students in Communion and Liberation, by video conference. A preview of the May issue of Traces.
On the feast of the Annunciation and on the national day dedicated to Dante, we repropose Giussani's letter on the "Hymn to the Virgin". Here are his words and what they aroused in others (from "The Life of Luigi Giussani").
Notes from the assemblies with Fr. Julián Carrón and the European English-speaking communities, which took place 8-9 January 2021, via video connection.
This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by a seventeenth-century work by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli of the apostles John and Peter in front of the empty tomb.
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.
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.
"Let us receive with open hearts the love of God, who makes us brothers and sisters in Christ." Pope Francis' message for the beginning of Lent.