PAGE 3 – editorial

PAGE 4 – dialogue

Common ground, common good
What happens when a Presbyterian minister and a Roman Catholic priest have a coffee together and think about an idea for the week of prayer for Christian unity in Belfast? I don’t think either foresaw how explosive that coffee and chat 10 years ago would be. Irene Jovaras reports on this year’s 4 Corners Festival.

PAGE 8 – ecumenism

My ecumenical journey – Bishop Sarah Groves
Joan Patricia Back interviews Sarah Groves, a Bishop of the Moravian Church in Ireland and pastor of Gracehill Moravian Church in Ballymena, Co. Antrim.

PAGE 10 – spirituality of unity

A light in the darkness
We continue to focus on key moments in the history of the Focolare. This month Fr Fabio Ciardi writes about the first Focolare in Rome and about a moment of great light during the summer of 1949.

PAGE 12 – spirituality of unity

Word of Life – April 2022
Go into all the world and proclaim the good news to the whole creation (Mk 16: 15)
The Holy Spirit makes us zealous to communicate the most beautiful things in our souls when it is the right time to do so. Jesus’ love is revealed and shared with others through our love.

PAGE 14 – church

Walking on the same road
Frank Johnson writes about the preparation for the Synod on Synodality in the Catholic Church and on what the Focolare Movement has to offer.

PAGE 16 – reflection

Being loved into existence
Robbie Young explores some stark questions about the very nature of our existence.

PAGE 18 – word in action

From Syria to Lancashire
Catherine Pennington from Longridge, Lancashire shares the experience her community had in welcoming a refugee family from Syria.

PAGE 20 – arts

Christ carrying his cross
El Greco

PAGE 21 – meditation

The hour that awaits us
By Chiara Lubich

PAGE 22 – thoughts from the kitchen

Almond St Clement cake
Sarah O’Brien shares a recipe for a delicious gluten free cake.

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