PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – YOUTH
Dare to care
Conleth Burns explains #daretocare – a new global proposal to put care first
PAGE 6 – POLITICS
What then must we do?
Following our main article on Dare to Care, Angela Graham argues that we need to take the initiative to ensure that society learns from the pandemic and does not return to life as it was before.
PAGE 8 – WORD IN ACTION
Readers share how they have been living in lockdown. Diane Williams and Michal Siewniak
PAGE 10 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Knowing how to lose
We continue with the theme of the year on Jesus in the midst. Here Chiara Lubich outlines some of the conditions required for Jesus to be present among us.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – August 2020
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? (Rom. 8: 35)
If we abandon ourselves to the love of God: everything that is negative becomes positive; death becomes the source of life and a marvellous light will break through the shadows.
PAGE 14 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – September 2020
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over will be put into your lap (Lk. 6: 38)
The image of an abundant reward poured into our lap makes us understand the measure of God’s love for us; it is boundless and God fulfils his promises to us in a way that exceeds all our expectations.
PAGE 16 – PROFILE
A thought that sets you free
Città Nuova (the Italian New City) interviewed Maurizio Gentilini about his new biography on Chiara Lubich. It has just been published in English: ‘Chiara Lubich – prophet of unity’.
PAGE 18 – REFLECTION
Robbie Young reflects on surfing as a metaphor for life
PAGE 19 – VIEW FROM THE FLOOR
OK! I’ll give you a go!
Lesley Ellison continues her series of true stories from her experience of teaching in primary schools. Together she and the pupils are playing the ‘Rainbow Game’ where they explore different aspects of love.
PAGE 20 – FAMILY
Susannah Robbins continues her series of working with children of different ages. This time she focuses on fostering good behaviour, whether in the family or the classroom.
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
Julie Dickinson-Warren shares a simple recipe for oat bread
PAGE 23 – POETRY + SUDOKU
A lark of love
A short poem by Susan Gately