PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – DIALOGUE
A school of life
Cathy Beer reports on the International School of Ecumenism, at the Focolare Centre for Unity in Welwyn Garden City, from 27th April – 1st May 2018.
PAGE 8 – WORD IN ACTION
The joy of the people
Pietro Piccirillo shares his experience of a recent school visit to Sierra Leone.
PAGE 10 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Being nothing out of love
We continue with this year’s theme on Mary the mother of Jesus. Here, Chiara Lubich focuses on whether Mary is a help or a hindrance to ecumenical dialogue.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – June 2018
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Mt. 5: 9)
There is an urgent need to encourage dialogue and meetings between individuals and groups whose history, cultural traditions and points of view are different. It is a way of showing appreciation and acceptance of diversity as a source of enrichment.
PAGE 14 – PROFILE
Face2Face with Sylwia Machej
Paul Gateshill caught up with Sylwia Machej, originally Polish and living in one of the Focolares in Welwyn Garden City.
PAGE 16 – REFLECTION
Love and freedom
Robbie Young reflects on the inter-relationship between love and freedom.
PAGE 18 – FOCOLARE
Helen Copeland reports on the GB Mariapolis held at Ampleforth College this year.
PAGE 20 – ARTS
Shape of light: 100 years of photography and abstract art
Duncan Harper reflects on the current exhibition celebrating a centenary of photography and abstract art at the Tate Modern in London.
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
German potato salad
Nick Frazer from Banbury, Oxfordshire, shares a German recipe which evokes memories of Berlin.
PAGE 23 – POETRY
Dying to live
By Jim Deeds