The first intuition dawned during a visit to his sick grandmother in Croatia, and was followed by confirmations, is the path of a physician who found a treasure that allows him to accompanying others to Destiny.
Stories - 2011
In Nairobi, over one hundred people–from the African countries where the movement of CL is present–met with Julián Carrón to renew together the road of that life-changing, winning attraction.
Picking up the story of Fr. Julián Carrón’s month-long visit to the American CL communities, Traces presents some other witnesses–from Minnesota to the West Coast–of a people living the question of what makes life really life.
In July, among U.S. communites across the country, a series of surprising encounters with Fr. Julián Carrón took place.
In this interview, Laurel Dugan describes her sense of unity in life, "order in the chaos," which unveils a fecundity without measure.
We had met them at the Rimini Meeting in Italy last year, and have come to know the women of Kireka and the pain in their stories and the look that brought them to Baptism. This time, we went to see them at home, in the heart of Africa...
From a School of Community in suburban Maryland to a prison in North Carolina, a transformative friendship with an inmate leads him to come to know a great love and a new sense of purpose in his life...
At a prison in Padua, Italy, 3 inmates receive the sacraments in the presence of their victims' families. A similar story is taking place in the US, where a friendship that has grown through mainly letters is filling a man's life in prison with hope.
Artist Mary Lathrop offers a living witness to the Venerable Dorothy Day, recalling yesterday's conversion and today's reality: a friendship that coincides with the encounter with Christ and an ongoing education for her religious sense.
The friendship and esteem with Fr. Giussani, the audiences with the university students, and "that same way of seeing things" that, nonetheless, irritated some people. Here is the story of how the bond between the Pope and the Movement was born and grew.
Alongside the New York Encounter, 200 CL responsibles from North America gathered for the Annual National Diaconia. Eschewing all formality and going beyond expectations, the three days with Fr. Julián Carrón introduced "reality as a symphony."
Thousands of people crowded the Manhattan Center for 4 days of concerts, exhibitions, and discussions on subjects ranging from euthanasia to the economy. At the heart of the Big Apple, we found a beauty that is an invitation to "come and see."
The first Diaconia of the Middle East was held in Jordan: three days spent together, with questions and Arabic songs, seeking to deepen a friendship.
From Egypt to the Persian Gulf, we met some Christians living in the Middle East, where the recent bomb attack revealed many wounds, but also a communion that is alive, like that which grew out of the Cairo Meeting.
Vivian, who has come to understand the beauty of her marriage. Fr. Stefano, after 30 years of self-abnegation, is learning for the first time to go to the heart of his humanity. The sister of Henos, who has now found what she was searching for.