FOCOLARE

Miracle in the forest
2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of the Focolare little town in Cameroon, West Africa. Frank Johnson tells the story of Fontem and outlines its development over the last five decades.

PROFILE

Face2Face with Vittorio Mojoli
Vittorio (Vic) Mojoli has been living in various Focolare communities in the UK since 1979. He is now preparing to move to the Focolare in Pakistan. Before he left, he told Paul Gateshill about what he has been doing over the last thirty-seven years.

VIEWPOINT

A failure at four
Veronica Towers questions whether English schools need to rethink their overall strategy for ‘Early Years’ education.

SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY

Word of Life – November 2016
I can do all things through him who strengthens me (Phil. 4: 13).
We can learn Paul’s secret. We can do all things when we discover the constant presence of Jesus in our lives and work in partnership with him.

TREASURES FROM THE PAST

Living life to the full
In this new series we invite readers to comment on past articles from New City which have inspired them. This month Paul Gateshill chooses the commentary on the Word of Life which was published in February 1971.

WORD IN ACTION

With the help of a triangle
Mike Waiting shares how asking for help can sometimes have a profound impact on others.

STORY

The buzzing noise
Cathy Beer entertains us with the continuing adventures of Miss Plumket and Mrs Medlicott.

REFLECTION

I need help
Elisabeth Öhlböck shares more observations about her niece Karolina and how she is learning to grow in trust.

POETRY

Winter, England (1963)
By Ivor Bundell

THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN

Should I? Shouldn’t I?
Bronach McGuinness shares a simple recipe which could make wonderful gifts for Christmas.

REVIEW

The kindness of enemies
Pip Austin recommends a book about the importance of identity and belonging.

 

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