Notes from Fr. Carrón's School of Community

Notes from School of Community with Fr. Julián Carrón via video connection from Milan, February 24, 2021.
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli, "St. John and St. Peter at Christ's Tomb" (detail), 1640. © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Easter 2021

The videoposter

Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by a work by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli of the apostles John and Peter in front of the empty tomb.
Waiting for the Pope in Mosul
Current Events

The Pope in Iraq: "We, living stones among destroyed churches”

From March 5-8, Pope Francis will visit Iraq to dialogue with the Muslim world and meet the victims of war. This is how Christians in Iraq are awaiting his arrival.

Youssef checks that everything is in order. The large windows of the "church of the martyrs," as the Syrian Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady is called in Baghdad, are neat, the stone floor is polished, new ornamental plants surround the altar. "Everything m...

Archbishop Christophe Pierre at New York Encounter 2020
Current Events

Pierre: "Obedience rooted in love of Christ"

The homily of Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, during mass to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated in Washington D.C.

My Dear Friends in Christ, As the Apostolic Nuncio, I am pleased to be with you and to express the spiritual closeness and heartfelt greetings of His Holiness Pope Francis as we gather for this Mass in commemoration of the sixteenth anniversary of the...

Julián Carrón greeting Archbishop Mario Delpini at the end of mass (Photo: Pino Franchino)
Current Events

Fr. Giussani’s anniversary, the words of Delpini and Carrón

The Archbishop of Milan’s homily in Milan Cathedral for the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death, and Fr. Carrón’s greeting.

1. Not a possession, but a promise. To people who have stopped, God says: go forth! To those who cling to what they possess in order to overcome their fears and uncertainties, God says: trust! To those who find boundaries reassuring to make themselves in...

Rosetta Brambilla in the favela (da amicidirosetta.org)
Encounters

The flood and Rosetta’s hope

For days she has been rebuilding one of the educational works set up thanks to her in Brazil, which was devastated by the mud. Today she recounts what she is experiencing: "A great opportunity to touch the Lord with my own hands".
Fr. Giussani

Anniversary masses

Sixteen years since the death of Fr. Giussani, and thirty-nine years since the Papal recognition of the Fraternity of CL, we offer prayerful intentions for masses taking place in Italy and around the world.