September 7, 2019, the Assago-Trivolzio pilgrimage. This year, the jubilee of the 30th anniversary of Saint Pampuri’s cannonisation, let us remember Fr. Giussani’s devotion towards the saint. An extract from Savorana's biography of Giussani:
Stories - 2019
At the 2019 Lower Midwest summer vacation in the United States, its participants hiked, sang, prayed, and delved into the theme, "Our hope lies in something unforeseen."
Jim Blum, founder of My Father's House, discusses his time in prison, his conversion, and his encounter with Communion and Liberation.
Fr. Arthur Roraff tells the story of his vocation as a priest in Alaska and his eventual encounter with Communion and Liberation.
We publish an interview with historian Catherine O'Donnell, author of "Elizabeth Seton: American Saint." Her book was recommended as one of the summer readings in the United States communities.
The Texas-Louisiana summer vacation took place on June 13-16 in New Braunfels, TX. Among hikes, games, live art shows, and assemblies, the attendees grew in gratefulness for each other and embarked on a journey to discover the source of their friendship.
A group of people from all over the United States has been meeting regularly via conference call to discuss education in light of their experiences. Read the full story.
This question pervades the lives of Cecilia, Giada, and Kevin, members of GS, filling their school days, time at home, and friendships. They talk about their encounter with the Movement and a life that challenges wounds, time, and departures.
A journey begins again after nineteen years in Africa. Provoked by the Exercises, Stefano and Manolita reconsider their story. (From the June issue of "Traces")
Psychiatrist Giovanni Stanghellini reflects on the question, “Is there something that lasts forever?" A dialogue about experience, relationships, waiting, evil, and repetition. And the unexpected that “touches me concretely.”
The life of the CL founder transformed his way of teaching and of looking at the crisis of the Church. An interview with theologian Timothy O’Malley who spoke at the presentation on Giussani’s biography in Chicago.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall he was moved by a desire to be engaged in politics as a Christian. Today David Macek has left politics behind for a new way of building society with efforts ranging from the Brno Meeting to the Drfg Foundation.
We publish the winning drawing and essay from the 2019 Art and Essay contest sponsored by Benedictine College.
On March 20 in Montréal, Canada, Alberto Savorana took part in the final Life of Luigi Giussani panel with Christine Jones, Fr. John Meehan, and John Zucchi. Read the full story.
We publish the text of Jason Blakely's remarks on March 12, 2019, during the Life of Luigi Giussani book tour.
We publish the text of Marcie Stokman's remarks on March 16, 2019, during the Life of Luigi Giussani book tour.
On March 18 in Chicago, Illinois, Alberto Savorana spoke alongside Timothy P. O'Malley, Conor Hill, and Silvia Guslandi for the Life of Luigi Giussani book tour. Read the full story.
We publish the text of Bishop Steven J. Raica's remarks on March 17, 2019, during the Life of Luigi Giussani book tour.
We publish the text of Stephanie Stokman's remarks on March 17, during the Life of Luigi Giussani book tour.
On March 17 in Evansville, Indiana, Alberto Savorana continued on his Life of Luigi Giussani book tour speaking alongside Bishop Steven Raica, Stephanie Stokman, and Emily Freeman. Read the full story.
On March 16, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the seventh Life of Luigi Giussani book tour presentation took place with Alberto Savorana, Jon Balsbaugh, Marcie Stokman, and P.J. Butler. Read the full story.