News - 2019 - Page 3

Thomas Georgeon

Meeting 2019: Free to Believe

Current Events

Watch the video of the meeting on religious freedom with Thomas Georgeon, Posultator of the martyrs of Algeria and theologian Javier Prades Lopez.

Msgr. Frigeni with the Nossa Senhora das Graças kids.

The Amazon: Finding Beauty in Nature

Current EventsGiuliano Frigeni

The bishop of Parintins tells us about the Our Lady of Graces Education Center’s Youth Vacation. The students were invited to take several days to learn about Pope Francis’ Laudato si’ in preparation for the upcoming Synod of Bishops.

Etty Hillesum. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Digging out God

CulturePaolo Perego

A bond with God, discovered deep within, is the source of freedom in any situation, even prison. The life of Etty Hillesum will be the subject of one of the exhibits at the Meeting of Rimini.

(L-R) Sapenoff, O'Malley, and Zucchi. Photo by Danny Shum.

A Friend on the Road to the Mystery

Current EventsAnnemarie Bacich

In light of the publication of the new edition of "The Risk of Education," this year's annual Giussani Series on Faith and Modernity focused on Giussani's vision of Christian education. The panel featured John Zucchi and Timothy O'Malley.

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We Join the Pope in Prayer for Vincent Lambert

Current Events

After the passing of Vincent Lambert, His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his grief over Lambert's death and entrusted him to the hands of God. Read the full article on Vatican News.

Our Lady of Czestochowa

Czestochowa 2019: Fr. Carrón's Message

Current EventsJulián Carrón

In light of the upcoming pilgrimage to Czestochowa (August 3-14) we publish the words of Fr. Julián Carrón for the occasion.

A CL vacation in the 60s.

Vacations: The Time of Freedom

Current EventsLuigi Giussani

“Anticipation of vacation is evidence of the will to live; for just this reason it must not be ‘vacation’ from oneself. Then summer will not be an interruption or a postponement of taking life seriously.” (June 5, 1964)

"Sadness" by Albert Besnard. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Puerto Rico: On the young man who killed his mother

Current EventsGiuseppe Zaffaroni

Following the news of the murder of a young woman by her son, Giuseppe attempted to understand the root of his pain and the pain of others. From his work came a written judgement that reached hundreds of people and touched many hearts.

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Andrew Tallon: The Witness of a Man

CultureMeghan Berneking

The research of late professor Andrew Tallon is serving as a scaffold for expert investigations on the Notre Dame fire. But Tallon was much more than a prestigious art historian. His witness of love for Christ shines as an example of concrete holiness.

A scan of the Norte Dame cathedral. Courtesy of Marie Tallon.
Photo by Jean-François Bigras.

CLU Vacation: An Invitation to Wonder

SchoolDominique Robb

On May 24-30, university students from the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico gathered in Colorado for the annual CLU vacation. The focus of the six days was "the impact with the real."

Photo by Tommy Vince.
Photo by Danny Shum.

Unity of Life, Not Balance

CultureAnnemarie Bacich

On May 31, a crowd of about seventy gathered to listen to a panel discussion with Jostein Solheim and Nuno Teles. The theme of the event was life, purpose, and the workplace.

Photo by Danny Shum.
At the “And Who Do You Say I Am?” exhibit on display at Fu Jen University, Taipei.

A “Simple and Very Challenging” Claim Made in Taipei

Current EventsGabriele Saccani

The Chinese translation of the second of the three volumes of Fr. Giussani’s "Pathway" was presented in Taipei. In a society where Christ is barely known, the challenge to reason takes the stage: “Is that man really God?”

Enzo Piccinini

Enzo Piccinini: The open cause of beatification

ChurchLuca Fiore

The announcement was made at the Mass for the 20th anniversary of the death of the surgeon from Emilia-Romagna. Camisasca: “He was conquered by Christ and became a conqueror.” Carrón: “One of the most beautiful fruits from the tree of Father Giussani.”

(L-R) Camisasca, Castellucci, and Carrón.