Texts and prayers that Fr. Giussani always proposed to help us live Easter.
Current Events - 2020
On Saturday, March 21, the Central Diaconia of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation re-elected Carrón as President for a new term. Here is his letter.
The images are taken from "The Gospel according to Matthew" by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the poet whose verses accompany the words pronounced by Fr. Giussani in St. Peter's Square in 1998.
Confined within the walls of our homes, we find "a time favourable to thought". And the opportunity to ask ourselves what matters. A psychiatrist re-reads Carrón's letter to Corriere della Sera.
Fr. Giussani's sister has died. Here is Fr. Julián Carrón and Communion and Liberation’s message: "Intercede for us, together with your brother, in this very dramatic circumstance".
A writer re-reads Carrón's letter on Coronavirus. "I have always thought that I was fearless, but I was wrong”. In those few lines he finds "my drama and everyone's drama intact."
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A dialogue with a sociologist from the Catholic University in Milan about Carrón's letter on Coronavirus. Fragility, the truth of our lives, the rediscovery of a "common good". And the meaning of an existence that is not self-referential.
All next CL events are suspended. But "nothing can keep us from proceeding on our journey to continue to increase our certainty. Therefore, I pose you the question I intended to use as preparation for the Exercises: “What saves us from nothingness?”
Beppe milks 300 cows in the province of Cremona. He talks about his daily life which consists of prudence, prayer and wonder at the things that happen. The dearest thing I have is what is given to me to live everyday".
The first statement of Emilia Guarnieri's successor: "This dramatic moment reminds us of one of our main objectives: to witness a hope capable of facing all historical circumstances, to contribute to the common good”.
The image is taken from "The Gospel according to Matthew" by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the poet whose verses accompany the words pronounced by Fr. Giussani in St. Peter's Square in 1998.
The priest from Porto San Giorgio (Fermo) met CL in 1965. He was a missionary in Brazil for 40 years, where he created shelters for children in the favelas.
She was one of the Meeting’s founders forty years ago, and after 27 years she will no longer be in charge of this great event. “What I feel right now is a great gratitude”.
The street protests are behind us. The CL community gathers for their summer vacation. Days in the company of Beethoven, the Unnamed and missionary Karoline Mayer. To surprise themselves again with a different way of being together.
Watch the video of the panel discussion between Fr. Zacharie Bukuru, His Grace Anba David and Rev. Marcel Uwineza, moderated by Barbara Gagliotti.
"It is a presence, not our strategies, our intelligence or our bravery, that propels and sustains each of our lives." The President of the Fraternity's letter to Corriere della Sera from 1 March.
On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the death of Fr. Giussani, Vatican Radio interviewed Fr. Julián Carrón, the President of the Fraternity. "His legacy? Having introduced us to an experience of faith that continues to fascinate us".
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In celebration of the canonization of St. John Henry Newman, the UK CL community organized a pilgrimage to the Birmingham Oratory, home to Newman for forty years. An opportunity to get to know better our first English Saint of the modern era.
In a broken, divided America, such as we see in the world of politics, there are people who, with their actions, show a different way of living.