Current Events - 2021

The May Traces magazine

Traces, N.5, May 2021

Current Events

The editorial of the May edition of the magazine Traces, "Human affairs"

Julián Carrón

Is There Hope? The fascination of the discovery

Current EventsJulián Carrón

A preview of the first two chapters of the book, about to be published, which gathers the contents of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (April 16-18, 2021).

Julián Carrón

“The origin of our hope"

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The message sent by Pope Francis to the Movement on the occasion of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity and the telegram for the Holy Father at the end of the gesture, in which 40,000 people from 94 countries all over the world participated.

Fr. Luigi Giussani (1922-2005)

A presence ensures us: we are not made for death

Current EventsJulián Carrón

Corriere della Sera has published an extract from the introduction of Giussani's recently published book: Attraverso la compagnia dei credenti [Through the companionship of believers].

The generation of affection for Christ

Current EventsJulián Carrón

Notes from Fr. Julián Carrón’s meditations during the 2021 Easter Triduum for university students in Communion and Liberation, by video conference. A preview of the May issue of Traces.

Way of the Cross, Dublin

Dublin: living asking Christ to reveal himself

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Churches in Ireland are still closed due to the pandemic. Organizing the Good Friday gesture was a bit of an odyssey, but also an opportunity for new encounters and to enjoy the wonder of the latest arrival to our community.

Graham Greene (Photo: © AFP/AFP via Getty Images)

The dangerous edge of things

Current EventsAndrea Fazioli

Graham Greene died thirty years ago, on April 3 1991. From the April issue of Italian Tracce, a journey through the works of one of the most renowned British and Catholic authors of the twentieth century.

Holy Cross Church, Dundrum, Ireland (Photo: William Murphy/Flickr)

Farrell: "Courage is the mark of faith"

Current EventsDermot Farrell

The homily of Archbishop Dermot Farrell during mass for the anniversary of Giussani's death. (Dundrum, Ireland, March 2)

Archbishop Christophe Pierre at New York Encounter 2020

Pierre: "Obedience rooted in love of Christ"

Current EventsChristophe Pierre

The homily of Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, during mass to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated in Washington D.C.

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli, "St. John and St. Peter at Christ's Tomb" (detail), 1640. © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Easter 2021: The videoposter

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This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by a seventeenth-century work by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli of the apostles John and Peter in front of the empty tomb.

Fr. Luigi Giussani (1922-2005)

Fr. Giussani and I. Confessions of a headteacher

Current EventsLuca Fiore

Sixteen years since the death of Fr. Giussani, the story of Hans van Mourik Broekman who "met" Giussani last year, making him reconsider his way of working and living his faith. From the February issue of Traces.

New York Encounter 2021

New York Encounter: "a hope that always surprises us”

Current EventsMeghan Isaacs and Lisa Lickona

Even though the event took place entirely online, it did not cease to be a place of encounter for the whole United States. Meetings on the figures of Fr. Giussani and Lorenzo Albacete, as well as on the subjects of racism and economic challenges.

CL Spiritual Exercises in Rimini, 2018 (Photo: Roberto Masi)

"I began to ask myself: Who am I?"

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Dissatisfied, tired and challenged. Mara asks herself, "What does God want from me?" Then came her encounter with CL. During the lockdown, an unexpected gladness and decision.

Fr. Donato Contuzzi, missionary from the Fraternity of St. Charles in Taiwan, with Xue Ning

For The Life of Everyone

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We offer here some long extracts from the meeting of the CL community in Taiwan with Julián Carrón, which took place last November 22nd by video link. From February Traces.

Welcome to our website!

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We have redesigned to make it more efficient, to better serve the missionary work of the Movement, and to share the beauty of our experience of the faith with everyone.

© Mary Sarah Ivers

A New World Within The World

Current EventsLisa Lickona

A special edition of the New York Encounter will take place February 12-14 with the theme "When reality hits". In anticipation of the new digital Encounter, an interview with Riro Maniscalco, chairman of New York Encounter.