“A festival of humanity”

A presentation of the English translation of "Reawakening Our Humanity", with Julián Carrón, Arlene Gallagher and Rebekah Lamb
Summer 2020

Vacations: The Time of Freedom

In the face of the current circumstances, Fr. Giussani's words are even more relevant, an aid to "enjoy" the next few weeks.
GS students in Brazil on Zoom
Current Events

Brazil: If our heart is not in quarantine

A cultural evening promoted by a group of GS students via Zoom. An evening not of entertainment, but of provocation and for the “bombardment of desire".

Our experience with the GS group during this pandemic began in the face of the impact with a strange and apparent (apparent!) "limit". Coronavirus, as pointed out by Fr. Carrón, has shattered our plans and called us " to respond abruptly". The first gestu...


Portugal: Nothingness and the whale

"Affection for the story that has seized us." During the lockdown, Constança and some friends from university set up a series of online meetings to discuss readings, films, music. This is what happened.

Constança, Chicca and Eleonor are three Portuguese friends of the CLU. When the pandemic forced the country into a long lockdown, "Julián Carrón's letter began to keep us company. Provoked by these difficult times and the lack of getting together, we prop...

Mustafà Boulaalam and Fr. Carmelo Vicari

Italy: A tête-à-tête between the priest and the imam

A meeting between Fr. Carmelo, a priest in Palermo, Sicily, and Mustafà Boulaalam, Imam of a mosque in the city. To look together at what has happened in their communities during the pandemic.

Books for GS: A crystal from millions of moments

Another recommended vacation reading for GS students. In "Five loaves and Two Fish", Cardinal Van Thuan reflects upon his thirteen years of imprisonment.

Vacation, the time of freedom. Sure, but what does "freedom" mean? In order to understand this, we have an extra ally, the Vietnamese Cardinal François-Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan, whose story is recounted in the book Five loaves and Two Fish. It all began...


The July/August issue of Traces

Why and how do we start anew? From the Rimini Meeting to everyday work. in the new issue, we discuss what it means to "restart".
Current Events

“How can this abyss of life be filled?"

The second chapter of Julián Carrón's book, "The Brilliance in your eyes - What saves us from nothingness?"