Christmas 2020. The videoposter

This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by Jean-François Millet's "Winter Evening".
November Traces

"You only see what you admire"

What happens when, amid the confusion, we see a diversity emerge that fascinates us? Read the editorial of this month's issue of Traces...
Manhattan
Letters

My Inheritance as an American

Jonathan's sadness at the ongoing division in our country is met by a hope that becomes visible in the unity of his friends.

What has struck me about these times and the election is that there is no place that you can be unaffected by the divide in this country. I live on a court, which is a group of houses on a private street in Brooklyn. On my right I have neighbors who are m...

Pope Francis
Church

The measure of development is humanity

Pope Francis' video message to "The Economy of Francesco", an event that saw young economists from 115 countries around the world meet online.
Current Events

A fruitful coexistence for Lebanon

A project for the 2020 Campaign in a country affected by Covid and a deep socioeconomic crisis. In the refugee camps, work is being done to allow people to restart.
Cambridge, UK (Photo: Unsplash/Jean-Luc Benazet)
Letters

"Who are You who light this fire in my heart?"

Despite struggling with a million things to do, Maria describes how the period of lockdown has magnified the desires of her heart. “This is certainly not my ability but the fruit of Christ’s presence here and now.”
Blessed Carlo Acutis
Letters

The Mystery exceeds our measures

Discouraged by the impossibility of going to daily Mass, Matteo receives unexpected help from new blessed Carlo Acutis.

For the last three years, since my family and I moved into a new home, I have been unable to attend Mass on a daily basis as I used to. Between the distance I have to travel to church and work and family commitments it's simply not possible any more. H...

Photo: Unsplash/Magdiel Lagos
Letters

"God’s whisper, during Covid"

A family affected by the virus, isolation and hospitalization. "A loneliness in which I have never been alone". A mother recounts her discoveries in a dramatic period which was "full of beautiful things".

"The evening you will say goodbye to your husband and wait to find out which Covid hospital he will be taken to, you will connect to School of Community.” If someone had predicted this to me, I would have called them crazy. But that night at the beginning...