PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – PROFILE
The unseen Queen
Paul Gateshill explores the deep faith of the late Queen Elizabeth II.
PAGE 6 – CORRESPONDENCE
Standing out for the Queen
FROM Rachel Long
PAGE 7 – ECUMENISM
An ecumenism of the heart
Joan Patricia Back attended the recent Assembly of the World Council of Churches and shares some of the key elements of this eventful meeting.
PAGE 10 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Ecumenical developments (1967-1972)
In this history of the Focolare Movement, Stefan Tobler reports on the first encounters of Chiara Lubich with Christians from various Churches.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – November 2022
Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy (Mt. 5: 7).
Being merciful is more than forgiving. It means having a heart that longs to cancel out and to burn away everything that may be an obstacle in our relationships with others.
PAGE 14 – PILGRIMAGE
A pilgrimage of prayer
Roger Hardacre shares his experience of making the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.
PAGE 16 – DISCOVERIES FROM THE INSIDE OUT
In part six of her series, Elisabeth Öhlböck explores the emotion of anger and how to deal with it.
PAGE 19 – ECO ECHOES
Eco Church and its impact
In this new series, we invite readers to share how they are trying to live ecologically. Mike Robinson lives in the Focolare house in Ealing, West London and shares what his community is doing after meeting Eco Church.
PAGE 20 – VIEW FROM A ZOOM
Are we talking English?
Lesley Ellison continues her new series exploring the challenges of our ever-changing world of technology.
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
Do small steps make major progress?
Mary Gateshill shares a simple but delicious recipe for red lentil soup.
PAGE 23 – POETRY AND SUDOKU
Sea and Star
By David A. Campton