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  • Domenico Mangano lived his life in such a way as to communicate God's love to all who crossed his path.
  • My Life across the Oceans

    Silvio Daneo
    £9.95
    Silvio Daneo had been asked to put into writing the main facts which happened in the early days of the Focolare Movement in North America and in Asia.
  • Natalia

    Matilde Cocchiaro
    £12.00
    As the first companion of Chiara Lubich, Natalia Dallapiccola was always in the forefront of the Focolare activities towards a united world. This book traces her story and the invaluable contributions Natalia has given towards building universal fraternity world-wide.
  • A Dialogue of Life

    Francisco Canzani, Silvina Chemen
    £12.00
    This is a book about interreligious dialogue between Jews and Christians, but it is so much more. Truly, it is a dialogue for life, full of wisdom and experience that benefits readers in every aspect of life.
  • 5 Steps to Facing Suffering

    Geraldine Guadagno
    £4.00
    These five insights about suffering will help you consider the value of suffering in a new light.
  • Now

    Màire O'Byrne
    £5.95
    Máire O’Byrne shares stories from people who, in a particular moment, made that spontaneous decision to be truly present when facing a situation at home, work, church, school…
  • Tom Rowley shares telling insights with examples to help parents in their role of bringing up children. He explores concepts in the family such as loving one another, making little things count, realizing that suffering has value, reaching out to one another, and learning from one another. His thoughts, intuitions, and experiences unfold in a way that feel like a conversation around the kitchen table.
  • 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.
  • Callan Slipper offers five ways for Christians to approach one another on the path toward unity.
  • Like the Sunshine

    Susan Gately
    £8.95
    Lieta (Blanca) Betoño (1951-2002) is considered a pioneer of the Focolare Movement in Ireland. As a twenty year old, she wrote ‘I only want to give joy to others’ – a quality confirmed by the name by which she then became known – Lieta – meaning happy or joyful.
  • Gospel in Action

    Gary Brandl, Thomas Ess
    £8.95
    Gospel in Action helps to bridge the gap that so often exists between the Gospel message and our daily lives. By providing short and compelling personal stories we see what it looks like when the Gospel is applied to real life and lived out.
  • Chiara Lubich – A Biography

    Armando Torno
    £9.95
    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.
  • Gifts from Heaven

    Mary Hartmann, Tom Hartmann
    £8.95
    Those attracted by the way God’s Providence works in the daily lives of real people will find Tom and Mary Hartmann’s reflections to be priceless pearls of wisdom. They describe how God’s Providence has consistently pushed to reconsider what it means to truly believe in God’s love in both the trials and joys of family life. Professionals in the field of family life (psychologists, social workers, doctors, nurses, spiritual directors, and pastors) will find this book and its discussion questions an invaluable faith-based resource.
  • Marked for Life

    Richard Deats
    £9.95
    The non-violent approach to resolving situations of injustice was made famous by Mahatma Gandhi. One of its leading proponents in the late 20th century was Hildegard Goss-Mayr. Hers is a remarkable, though not well-known story of witnessing to the power of non-violent resistance.
  • Chiara Luce (2nd ed)

    Michele Zanzucchi
    £4.95
    Chiara Luce, a girl full of vitality, but, suddenly, she fell gravely ill. And, strangely, moment by moment, a new life full of light began to unfold for her. She was eighteen when she died, yet she had lived to the full. On 25 September 2010, Chiara Luce was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI and is now known as ‘Blessed Chiara Badano’.
  • Becoming Community

    Karl A. Schultz
    £9.95
    A thorough exploration of the nature of community and interpersonal relationships as revealed in Sacred Scripture, ‘Becoming Community’ guides readers in reflecting on particular passages from both the Old and New Testaments concerning the circumstances of personal, family, and community life.
  • In this moving collection of writings from John Paul II’s final year in this world, he calls us to build a more open society which recognises human rights, to listen to our neighbour’s cry for help, to build bridges and to share in one another’s gifts.
  • Charles de Foucauld

    Little Sister Annie of Jesus
    £7.50
    In this fascinating biography of Charles de Foucauld, Little Sister Annie presents Charles as what he was: a man who was converted from a wayward lifestyle to a heroic follower of Jesus.
  • 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.
  • Why, God?

    Rea McDonnell
    £9.95
    This book looks at the age-old problem of why a God who is good permits suffering. The author probes the mystery and provides enlightenment for all those, young and old, who are perplexed or distressed. Her exercises in self-examination lead the reader towards the light.
  • Thomas Merton – My Brother

    M. Basil Pennington
    £9.95
    An insider’s look at Merton by one of his brothers who lived in the same community. Basil Pennington takes us on a whirlwind review of the seasons of Merton’s life and work, showing us how this great soul was formed and drawn into God.
  • 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
    £2.50
    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 Road of Hope

    F. X. Nguyen Van Thuan
    £7.95
    The author, a Vietnamese bishop, wrote these reflections during long years of imprisonment and then smuggled them out to his friends. They form a rich treasury of distilled wisdom – the fruit of suffering and of faith.  
  • She Died She Lives

    Maurus Green
    £6.95
    The story of an ordinary, yet remarkable girl, Maria Orsola Bussone, who died tragically at the age of 16. Her decision to live for God, amidst all the normal problems faced by teenagers: crushes, emotional ups and downs, disagreements with parents, had an amazing effect on her companions and on the small village where she lived.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr

    Richard Deats
    £8.95
    Richard Deats’ biography of Martin Luther King Jr brings King’s spirit alive to a new generation. King’s belief in the sanctity of life and the spirit of love and compassion inspire us all and challenge each new generation to begin again the quest for truth and justice.
  • He took me by the hand

    Little Sister Magdeleine of Jesus
    £7.95
    Like Mother Teresa, Little Sister Magdeleine is someone who has been used to found a new way of life in the Church. Her story is fascinating. It has moments that are touching and moments of high drama, but always it gives witness to the beauty, freshness and power of the Gospel.
  • The Vanishing Root

    Maurus Green
    £6.50
    Maurus Green tells the story of Eddie McCaffrey, who suffered from Muscular Dystrophy, but who found a way to make his suffering into a source of life for himself and for many others.
  • The book brings us full circle in accounting for most of the scholarship on Giles of Viterbo during these some thirty years.
  • Diary 1964-65

    Chiara Lubich
    £4.50
    Written in the form of a diary, this book is a collection of the thoughts and reflections of Chiara Lubich during trips to North and South America, and Africa.
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