EDITORIAL

THEATRE

Etty… in transit
November 30th 2023 marked the 80th anniversary of Etty Hillesum’s death in Auschwitz. It was also the opening night of a new play about her called Etty… in transit. So, who was Etty Hillesum and why is her life and message important eighty years on? Mark D’Arcy interviews Paul Gateshill who wrote the script.

FOCOLARE

A breath of new life
Michel Bronzwaer continues his series about the early years and development of the Focolare Movement.

ECUMENISM

Called to unity
In November 2023 the ‘Together for Europe’ (TfE) meeting was held in Timișoara, Romania. Joan Patricia Back participated at this event and shares her impressions.

SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY

Word of Life – February 2024
Let all that you do be done in love (1 Cor. 16: 14)
This Word of Life teaches us to approach others with respect, without falsehood, with creativity, making room for their best aspirations, so that each person can make a contribution to the common good.

VIEW FROM (JUST OUTSIDE) ROME

The other voice
Lesley Ellison continues her series about living near Rome.

WORD IN ACTION

Giving it all to God
Sometimes insurmountable tasks can be achieved, through prayer. Here are two experiences from readers.

SPIRITUALITY

It’s love that makes us free
The theme for the Focolare Movement this year is about being called by God and sent out into the world to build the kingdom of heaven. We continue with extracts from Margaret Karram’s talk.

CORRESPONDENCE

K. Pennington

ARTS

Speaking to the heart and soul
Pat Kane introduces us to three more images coming to the Focolare Centre for Unity in March 2024.

THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN

The surprises are contained within
Mary Gateshill offers a recipe for a delicious Apple amaretti cake.

POETRY AND SUDOKU

Domestic drama
By David A Campton

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