Message from the President


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From Pope Francis

  • The Spirit freely bestows the charisms upon the faithful for the benefit of the whole community

    POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE St. Peter's Square Wednesday, 1st October 2014 Video   Speaker: Dear Brothers and Sisters: In our catechesis on the Church, we now turn to the manifold gifts of the Holy Spirit which enliven and enrich the Body of Christ. Among these gifts are charisms, the graces which the Spirit freely bestows upon the faithful for the benefit of the whole community. These gifts, while granted to individuals, are discovered and acknowledged within the wider ecclesial community. As a sign of God’s superabundant love for his children, they are rich and varied, yet each is meant to serve the building up of the Church as a... Read more

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Woman section: topic of the month

  • Multitask, protective and empathetic

    Sonia María Crespo de Illingworth Editor of Revista Vive! President of the Familia y Futuro Foundation Ecuador Many women can relate to a scene like this one: One normal afternoon, after work, I go to the supermarket to buy supplies for a dinner that I am giving for my friends. On the way I pay the electricity bill just before the deadline date, and while I am in the queue I phone my dad who was not feeling well the previous day to inquire about what the doctor had said. I pay the bill and... Read more

Directory of associations: today we introduce

Work of Mary

OFFICIAL NAME Work of Mary   ALSO KNOWN AS Focolare Movement   ESTABLISHED 1943   HISTORY At the beginning of the 1940s, in the climate of hatred and violence of the Second World War, Chiara Lubich - a young elementary school teacher... Read more

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