"May this living fountain of hope be every morning the most gripping and tenacious meaning of life possible." Luigi Giussani's address at the 2002 Rimini Meeting on Dante's 'Hymn to Our Lady'.
Current Events - 2021
“Christmas, a real fact that confronts our retreat from life.” Julián Carrón’s contribution on Christmas, published in Corriere della Sera on December 24.
The Christmas message of Davide Prosperi to the Movement: “Not only does God walk with us, but He entrusts Himself to our freedom; He hungers and thirsts for our freely spoken ‘yes’”.
A 20-year-old girl met at Mass in a parish in the English countryside. An invitation to a meeting and then involvement in the simple things in life. The story of Fr. Luca of the Fraternity of St. Charles.
Faces, hands, and gazes that “would never look away from what is in front of their eyes.” The Christmas poster features the Adoration of the Shepherds by Matthias Stomer. From the December issue of Traces.
On the occasion of the Professions taken on December 4 during the Advent retreat, the Holy Father has sent a message to all the members of the Association through the special Delegate, Monsignor Filippo Santoro.
The words of the interim President of the Fraternity of CL from November 29, 2021.
The letter in which Davide Prosperi informs the Fraternity of CL of the contents of his audience with the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life and his assumption of the role as interim President.
Margherita shares what she and her family have been experiencing after their recent relocation: not fear of being alone but gratitude.
This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by Matthias Stomer's, "The Adoration of the Shepherds".
Carrón's letter to the Fraternity. His decision, as he explains, is "to help the change of leadership to which we are called by the Holy Father to take place with the freedom that this process requires."
On the 200th anniversary of the birth of Dostoyevsky, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams speaks of how the Russian genius has changed his way of seeing.
The unexpected adventure of “The Tree of Tales” exhibition at the Rimini Meeting as described by those involved. This is what happened during the days of our exhibition, and what is still happening now…
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.
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.”