PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – YOUTH
Time for peace
Conleth Burns is at present in the World Gen Centre in Rome. In this article he describes some of the challenges and opportunities of planning United World Week (UWW) during the pandemic.
Martin Scullion writes about his experience of United World Week in GB
PAGE 7 – PROFILE
Face2Face with Daniel Scullion
Paul Gateshill catches up with Daniel Scullion who is studying at the new Sophia University in Loppiano, Italy.
PAGE 9 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Like the disciples at Emmaus
We continue with the theme of the year on Jesus in the midst. Here Chiara Lubich explores the story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus and how this links in with the effects of Jesus among us.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – July 2020
For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother (Mt. 12: 50).
If we love, Jesus recognizes us as his family – his brothers and sisters. This is such a huge opportunity that it catches us by surprise; it frees us from the past, our fears and from our way of seeing things.
PAGE 14 – REFLECTION
When objects become subjects
Robbie Young explores the different ways in which we look at the world, and all that it contains
PAGE 15 – VIEW FROM THE FLOOR
Just fill-in here for a minute
Following on from her much-loved series ‘View from a bus’ Lesley Ellison returns with a new series based on her experiences teaching in a primary school.
PAGE 17 – REVIEW
My ecumenical journey – by Chiara Lubich
Joan Patricia Back reviews a new book about Chiara Lubich’s ecumenical journey.
PAGE 18 – FAMILY
Susannah Robbins continues to look at the importance of play for the development of children. This month she explores baby play.
PAGE 20 – ARTS
Dawn follows (COVID-19)
Some readers will remember Laura Quinn, who was with the young people of the Focolare in Liverpool in the 1970s. Over the years she became an opera singer, and then a religious with Mother Theresa. Laura is now living in New York, where the pandemic has been particularly devastating. Here is one of her latest poems.
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
Uli Yeomans shares a simple recipe for spinach omelette
PAGE 23 – POETRY + SUDOKU
Can I fall in love with you?
A short poem by Mike Liddy