From December Traces: Alessandro is a manager of a multinational company in New York. In an environment in which many young professionals feel orphaned, many come to him for advice. Where does his authority come from?
Stories - 2019
From December Traces: in a city marked by tensions between peoples and religions, a small group of Palestinians of various confessions meets for School of Community. Their friendship began with some Italian pilgrims who were “different from everyone else.
From November Traces: the fear of questions, wounded young men, and forgiveness. A conversation with Fr. Francisco De Roux, a key figure in the peace process happening in a country devastated by a seemingly endless conflict.
Fifty years ago, at the State University in Milan, a document was circulated that gave the movement, which was growing around Fr. Giussani, its name. This is how Savorana recounts the event in his biography of Fr. Giussani.
On 30 November, one of the country’s most important charity gestures will once again take place in Italian supermarkets. Meanwhile, it has already gone ahead in 55 Brazilian cities. Here are the witness from some of those involved.
From the November Traces: Edmondo's story, a boy who was lost in drugs and alcohol. It's also the story of the love of his father and of a family who welcomed him into their home, where he “felt like a bum, but nothing of what happened there eluded me.”
Rita’s adventure with Marco, a young boy with a serious disability. Initially unable to speak, he goes as far as to take the eighth grade exam. "The secret? A way of looking at what happens". It’s not something you learn: you encounter it.
For more than twenty years, Valeriy has observed, from a “pagan” point of view, how his wife and children have grown and changed through their experience of faith. Now he too will be baptized.
A neonatologist in a hospital in Lisbon, always surrounded by mothers, colleagues, nurses…She tell us how faith is involved with what she does each day. And how, even in a place of suffering, it can help build hope...
The responsible of CL in Latin America has been traveling, for ten years, throughout the Latin world, from the U.S. border to Tierra del Fuego. He's only at home ten days each month, but he says that "my task is, first and foremost, contemplative".
Alpha comes from an island in the Philippines. Her irreducible search for meaning has led her to rediscover "the beauty of depending" and led her to an encounter that changed her life, and Maurizio’s...
TJ, a Los Angeles-based American producer and screenwriter, brings stories such as "Full of Grace" and "Paul, Apostle of Christ" to the big screen. He explains what it means to produce such films that try to reach the heart of everyone.
A friend's embrace and a new gaze upon running his company. Fabio’s story, the first in a series that recounts how faith can change the way you work.
Ever since she was a child, Inmaculada has had the desire to live with a "large horizon". Then came the proposals of reality: the Cottolengo in Buenaventura, Colombia, and an adventure that continues to grow as a result of the Ebola epidemic.
“You grasp the meaning of the things that happen to you as they happen.” From the October Traces, the witness of Fiorenza, who has been working in Muscat for three years. The many questions and signs of answers she discovers each day.
On the plane, leaving his country, Carlos was crying and trembling with fear. Thirteen years later, he discovers what God has done with his fragile yes. “If you eat, if you drink, if you live, you are doing mission.”
Her muscovite adventure has lasted almost ten years. "I didn't leave to look for something I lacked, but for the certainty that I already had everything."
At the beginning of "missionary October", convoked by Pope Francis, Begoña recounts what mission means for her, after spending ten years in China. "You can only communicate what you live."
The press release for the launch of the Docu-Film "The Sky Over Kibera" by Marco Martinelli, that took place in Nairobi on Saturday 21st September. A film on Dante presented by the students of selected schools in one of the largest African slums.
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:
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."