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    The Regulation of the Volunteers of God reflects the vocation of the volunteers in the Focolare Movement. It accompanies some of the articles in the Regulation with comments by Chiara Lubich.
  • God in the Midst of the World – II.

    the two centres for the Volunteers
    £6.50
    Special Offer 3 books for £20
    This book continues the story of the Volunteers of God recorded in God in the Midst of the world – The Story of the Volunteers of God 1956–1996.
  • God in the Midst of the World – I.

    the two centres for the Volunteers
    £7.50
    Special Offer 3 books for £20
    These pages tell the story of the Volunteers of God in the first forty years of their existence, from 1956 to 1996.
  • Chiara Lubich – Prophet of Unity

    Maurizio Gentilini
    £17.00
    This biography aims at presenting  Chiara Lubich's life and work from a ‘historical’ perspective, offering the reader a rich and well-documented development of facts, situations and experiences.
  • My Ecumenical Journey

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    This book, published during the centenary year of the birth of Chiara Lubich, may be considered a treatise on the spirituality of unity as lived out in the Focolare Movement. The readers hopefully discover in the brothers and sisters of a Church that is different from theirs the face of the one Christ.
  • Jesus in the Midst

    Chiara Lubich
    £8.50
    While people are agonizing over the need to find solutions to the critical issues of our time, they will only find them in Jesus, and not only in Jesus living in the depths of each individual heart, but in Jesus reigning among people.
  • The Church

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    Chiara Lubich sees the Church as a living reality, an event of communion, and she gives a stimulating answer to the question, ‘What is the Church?’ She responds that it is not a ‘what’ but a ‘who’ because the Church is Jesus in the midst of his people. And the task of the Church is to be, within humanity, a catalyst for unity.
  • The Holy Spirit

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    This collection of texts highlights the powerful action of the Holy Spirit at the beginning of the Focolare Movement. It helps us to enter into the intimacy of Chiara Lubich’s relationship with the Holy Spirit and how she communicated to others her passion that he, the ‘unknown God’ may be known, welcomed and loved.
  • Mary – Flower of Humanity

    Chiara Lubich
    £9.95
    In Chiara Lubich’s understanding, Mary is ‘the flower of humanity’ who through her ‘Yes’ at the Annunciation, gave Jesus physically to the world; and all of us are called to become little Marys’ generating the presence of Jesus spiritually by living out Jesus’ promise: ‘Where two or three are united in my name, I am there among them’ (Mt. 18: 20).
  • Jesus Forsaken

    Chiara Lubich
    £9.95
    How could the Son of God feel forsaken, abandoned by the Father? How could the Father abandon the Son? This is the mystery that Chiara Lubich explores in this book.
  • Chiara Lubich was an extraordinary woman, an apostle of dialogue in ecumenism, in interreligious dialogue, and among people of no religious affiliation.
  • This exceptional work explores the concept expressed by Chiara that the Lord doesn’t ask us for an individual holiness, but for a communitarian holiness in which each person must help their neighbour to become a saint. This collective way of sanctity is explored on the thematic elements of John 17: 11b-19.
  • This very young woman, a person of our own times, bore witness above all to the beauty of being a disciple of Christ.
  • Knowing How to Lose

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.50
    This collection of short reflections will help us to see that true love between persons is possible and that our love of God is the fulfilment of our personal freedom. Again and again the meditations return to the first Christian, Mary, who emerges as the freest human being there has ever been.
  • The Choice of Jesus Forsaken

    Florence Gillet
    £9.95
    The purpose of this book is to show that love for Jesus forsaken is an act of theological faith; as a consequence, it has ecclesial, sacramental, and social dimensions.
  • Here and Now

    Chiara Lubich
    £4.95
    Thought-provoking reflections to help us grasp and live in the ‘here and now’. ‘In the light of her Christian faith and a lifetime of experience with her friends, Chiara Lubich gives us advice on how to use well the ‘here and now’. If we focus on the present moment, we are planting a seed in eternity, to be enjoyed forever.
  • The Sun that Daily Rises

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.00
    The excerpts on the Eucharist from Chiara Lubich’s writings that are collected here reflect the deep union with God that she experienced both as an individual and as a living member of the Body of Christ which is the Church.
  • Going to God Together

    Brendan Leahy
    £7.95
    Brendan Leahy offers reflections rooted in the Focolare’s communitarian spirituality which stresses undertaking the Christian journey together and the mutual sharing of what happens when we try to put the words of the Gospel into daily practice.
  • The New York Times called Chiara Lubich ‘one of the most influential women in the Catholic Church’. This biography transports readers inside the story of a young woman, born to a poor family in Trent, who felt called to dedicate her life to God.
  • The Pearl of the Gospel

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.00
    Jesus’s new commandment is one of the cardinal points of the Focolare Spirituality: ‘I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another’ (Jn 13:34). The new commandment is one of those wondrous gifts that Jesus ‘held hidden in his heart’ only to reveal them on the last day of his life on earth.
  • Early Letters

    Chiara Lubich
    £10.95
    Chiara Lubich is now being called a great Catholic mystic of our times. Here we encounter this mystical side of Chiara who is also the bearer of a charism, a gift from the Holy Spirit in response to the special needs of the Church and of the world.
  • Neighbors

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.95
    The wisdom of this collection is remarkable. It is mystical and practical at the same time. Lubich says, ‘We can’t go to God alone, but we must go to him with our brothers and sisters, since he is the Father of us all.’ Each phrase from Lubich offers a new colour for the palette we use to love our neighbour, who is not an obstacle between us and God but a sacred archway through whom we come into God’s presence, and through whom God comes to us. Lubich sends us forth with a heart ready to love as Jesus loved.
  • God’s Word to Us

    Chiara Lubich
    £4.95
    These short reflections lead the reader into the very heart of the Good News, to the discovery of that Light which is ever ancient, ever new.
  • Model of Incarnate Love

    Màire O'Byrne
    £7.50
    This work examines Mary, particularly as she stood at the foot of the cross, as a model for participating in a Trinitarian life of communion.
  • The Art of Loving

    Chiara Lubich
    £8.95
    The Art of Loving is a steady guide in today’s turbulent times, a handbook for anyone who strives each day to answer the call of love, which Chiara Lubich believed to be the primary vocation of every human person and our individual and collective fulfilment.
  • Education’s Highest Aim

    Amy Uelmen, Michael James, Thomas Masters
    £9.95
    Education's Highest Aim will be valuable for anyone interested in understanding and improving education — teachers'; groups; school administrators; university courses in curriculum, instruction, or educational foundations; parents' organizations; developers of public policy.
  • Rays

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.00
    Each of us has a ray that burst forth from the Father’s heart when he spoke our name with the word Love. If we follow this ray, which is his will for us, we will become what we are in the mind of God from all eternity. It’s a matter of corresponding to his will, adhering to it, moment by moment, until the day when it will literally lead us back to the sun, to the Father.
  • Living Dialogue

    Chiara Lubich
    £8.95
    This little book offers a refreshing approach to Christian unity based on Chiara Lubich’s spirituality of communion. It contains her addresses to the World Council of Churches and at various ecumenical events. 
  • The Trinity

    Thomas J. Norris
    £12.95
    This book reflects the breadth and the depth of the author’s scholarship, with copious references and quotations from the Fathers and theologians past and present. It proved a delight to come across writing on spirituality that is so rich theologically.
  • No Thorn Without a Rose

    Chiara Lubich
    £9.95
    99 words to live by. In these few inspired words, Chiara Lubich expresses clearly the fundamental elements of her spirituality, a spirituality of unity, of communion, which has touched the lives of millions of people in every corner of the world.
  • Essential Writings

    Chiara Lubich
    £15.00
    This book presents the most important writings of Chiara Lubich, founder of the world wide Focolare Movement, whose spirituality of unity is a great gift to the Church and to the world of today. Introduction by Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury    
  • A New Way

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.95
    The spirituality that Chiara Lubich and her companions discovered is a ‘new way’, one in which people go to God, not primarily as individuals, but together. The pages of this book help the reader discover this new way in all its freshness and relevance for the 21st century.
  • Meditations

    Chiara Lubich
    £6.50
    Already regarded by many as a modern spiritual classic, this new, revised edition of Meditations takes the reader into the heavenly way of thinking, so much so that it often produces a yearning, almost a homesickness, for heaven. Now in hardback with a ribbon page marker.  
  • Glimpses of Gospel Life

    Doriana Zamboni
    £7.50
    Jesus promised the hundredfold in this life to those who love God. This little book contains a selection from the many thousands of experiences of that hundredfold in the lives of ordinary people who live the Focolare spirituality.
  • Mary the Transparency of God

    Chiara Lubich
    £6.50
    The pages of this beautiful reflection on Mary offer the reader a new vision of the mother of Jesus, and a new understanding of her role as a model for the Church and for individual Christians.
  • Some things we only discover at night. During the daytime the stars are hidden, yet they are there. Every kind of pain is like a nightly visitor, who disturbs our peace. The thoughts and meditations in this book are an invitation to know how to receive this visitor whenever he happens to arrive.  
  • The Focolare movement has spread across the globe, counting over 2 million members and is at the forefront of ecumenical and interreligious dialogue. It strives to foster in daily life, in the church and in society Jesus’s prayer ‘May they all be one’.
  • The Economy of Communion

    Lugino Bruni
    £9.95
    Using the language of economics, the articles in this volume convey the principles at the root of the Economy of Communion and explain its unique characteristics within the context of current and historical economic thought and practice at both the micro and macro levels.
  • The Cry

    Chiara Lubich
    £6.95
    Written as a love song to Jesus dying forsaken on the cross, this book explores the depths of what Jesus suffered and achieved. Rooted in experience, it shows how the development of the Focolare Movement displays the fruits of a relationship with the forsaken Jesus.  
  • Christmas Joy

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.00
    This beautifully presented book with its gold-embossed cover and pen and ink illustrations gives the reader a very rich vision of the mystery of Christmas. The writings both challenge and entice – through them the wonder of contemplation becomes a joyful invitation to action.
  • The Fire of Love

    Edwin Robertson
    £7.95
    This is the first biography of Igino Giordani to appear in English. Preface by Dr Robert Runcie  
  • Diary of Fire

    Igino Giordani
    £5.00
    The author began life as a bricklayer, became a war hero, worked as a journalist against Fascism. His diary begins in WWII with his burning desire to love God and a conviction that married life is a way to sanctity.  
  • The Secret of Unity

    Chiara Lubich
    £5.95
    Unity and Jesus Forsaken, the twin themes of this book, are two sides of the same coin. They sum up the core of the Christian message. Exploring them is to explore the richness found in the person of Jesus.
  • The Living Presence

    Chiara Lubich
    £7.95
    This book looks at three aspects of a single mystery: the Word, the Eucharist and the presence of Jesus among those gathered in his name.
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