Giussani and I. Confessions of a headteacher

Sixteen years since the death of Fr. Giussani, the story of Hans van Mourik Broekman who "met" Giussani last year, which made him reconsider his way of working and living his faith. From the February issue of Traces.
Fr. Giussani

Anniversary masses

Sixteen years since the death of Fr. Giussani, we offer prayerful intentions for masses taking place in Italy and around the world.
Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in Cuba on February 12 2016
Church

Ecumenism: Fraternity that is already present

Five years since the historic meeting in Cuba between Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill. A historic event which was the topic of a roundtable discussion organised by the Library of the Spirit of Moscow.

Five years after the historic meeting that took place at Havana airport between Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on February 12, 2016, can we talk about the fruits generated by that gesture and by the "Joint Declaration" that both si...

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Letters

"Good morning Prof, what time are you going to mass?”

Tiring months of teaching, yet very rich, where you see the humanity of young people flourish. Like that of a boy who talks about his grandmother and his faith, or that of the student who recommends a film about Chiara Lubich...
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Letters

Teachers and students. A single path

It is possible to bet everything on each of our hearts, as was said during the meeting on January 30. What happens when a student struggling with online learning is asked the big question about the meaning of life?

The meeting on education on January 30 amazed me by virtue of the boldness and confidence Fr. Carrón has in each of our hearts. It made me think about what happened to me with one of my students. At the beginning of the year, I met this particularly r...

New York Encounter 2021
Culture

New York Encounter: "a hope that always surprises us”

Although entirely online, the NYE did not cease to be a place of encounter for the whole United States. Meetings on the figures of Fr. Giussani and Lorenzo Albacete, as well as on the subjects of racism and economic challenges.
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Current Events

Growing and helping others grow during a pandemic

Re-watch the event "Education: self-communicating one’s self" organised by teachers on January 30. A dialogue with Fr. Julián Carrón on the educational crisis.
February Traces

February Traces: "The miracle"

"The miracle that floors the world is when people who are strangers treat one another as brothers.” Read the February issue of Traces.