PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL
PAGE 4 – YOUTH
Beyond all borders
A group of young people from the Focolare in GB attended Genfest 2018 in Manila in July. Rhiannon Copeland and Conleth Burns report on this international event.
PAGE 8 – WORD IN ACTION
Going beyond all borders
Here is a selection of just three of the experiences shared by young people at Genfest 2018.
PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – October 2018
But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not subject to the law (Gal. 5: 18).
Living in love is not simply the fruit of our own efforts. The Spirit who has been given to us, gives us the strength to grow in freedom from the slavery of selfishness and to live in love. And we can continually ask for the Holy Spirit.
PAGE 14 – FOCOLARE
Genfest 2018 – Behind the scenes
Sarah Finch shares her experience of working behind the scenes as the Programme Director for the Genfest.
PAGE 16 – PROFILE
Eddie McCaffrey – the root
We continue the series on ‘Pioneers of the Focolare’. Padraic Gilligan pays tribute to Eddie McCaffrey, whose journey from despair over his illness to the fullness of joy and peace was an inspiration to many. He became the root of a flourishing spiritual community that grew up around him in Dublin.
PAGE 18 – REFLECTION
Beyond us and them
Robbie Young reflects on why we always tend to default to an ‘us and them’ position.
PAGE 20 – ARTS
Gen Verde and Genfest 2018
New City caught up with Sally McAllister, who manages the international performing arts group, Gen Verde. The band performed at Genfest 2018 and helped out behind the scenes.
PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
Spicy scrambled eggs
Anuradha Laws shares a simple but very tasty recipe for scrambled eggs.
PAGE 23 – POETRY
By Jim Deeds