PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – FOCOLARE
A new model for the economy
Sonia and Andre Camilleri report on a recent seminar in Malta in April 2019 exploring a new economic model, the Economy of Communion, which was launched by Chiara Lubich in 1991.
PAGE 7 – PROFILE
Face2Face with Tariq and Fozia Inayat
Readers may remember the interview with Vittorio Mojoli before he left GB for Pakistan (see New City, November 2016) In April this year he returned to England to be ordained priest. He was accompanied by a Christian couple to celebrate this important moment for the Focolare in Pakistan. Paul Gateshill caught up with Tariq and Fozia during their visit.
PAGE 10 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
The Church is the people of God
We continue with this year’s theme on the Church and the Holy Spirit. This month we explore Chiara Lubich’s understanding of the Church as the people of God.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – July 2019
You received without payment; give without payment. (Mt. 10: 8)
To counteract our instinct to hoard, Jesus calls for generosity; to overcome our inclination to worry about our own needs. He shifts the focus to our neighbours, and in place of the culture of having, he puts the culture of giving.
PAGE 14 – WORD IN ACTION
Nothing by chance!
Cathy Beer shares how small acts of generosity can snowball into bigger things.
PAGE 15 – EDUCATION
Bridging London – Climate education
Veronica Towers reports on the latest Bridging London event in May this year.
PAGE 17 – REFLECTION
Elisabeth Öhlböck shares her reflections following a visit to the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Oxford
PAGE 18 – FOCOLARE
Opening the door to co-production
David Williams reports on the Mariapolis in Wales, which took place at the end of May 2019
PAGE 20 – ARTS
The Venice Biennale
Pat Kane invites us to explore the purposes of art, through one of the exhibits: ‘Barca Nostra’, at the Venice Biennale
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
Fat free cake (+cream!)
Uli Yeomans shares a delicious recipe for the summer months
PAGE 23 – POETRY + SUDOKU
I see (but only for a moment)
By Jim Deeds