Christmas 2020. The videoposter

This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by Jean-François Millet's "Winter Evening".

The measure of development is humanity

Pope Francis' video message to "The Economy of Francesco", an event that saw young economists from around the world meet online.

EncuentroMadrid: The adventure of Trust

The Spanish event was held online from November 19-22. “We have been able to verify that trust is possible and reasonable because reality is not absurd, but reveals a meaning."

Christ is King

As several Canadian provinces including New Brunswick enter once again into lock down, many of us are surrounded by different reactions and questions, in the midst of such uncertainty and limitations, what can truly save us ?

Avsi Tents Mexico:Saved by the beast

Crammed into a freight train running north to escape violence in their countries. Thousands of minors from Central and South America are stranded at the US border. Another project from this year’s campaign.
Vienna attack

Before God , to entrust our fears

The attack took place a few meters from their home. Then came the news on TV, messages from parishioners. Their Cardinal, from the outset, was in the chapel praying. "Where can hope come from?"

"Before I could not see, and now I see"

David recounts how helping his son prepare for his First Holy Communion became an opportunity to let the faithfulness to the event prevail in him over mere interpretations.
School of Community

Notes from Fr. Carron's School of Community

Work continues on the Beginning of the Year text, 'You only see what you admire', and the fifth chapter of 'The radiance in your eyes'

A closeness that transcends the distance

Natasha experienced the months of the lockdown as a time of deep spiritual closeness to God, she shares her thoughts about her fear of going back to "normalcy" and what she understood through it.
Culture

The Aviator: a glimpse into detachment and greater love

Discovering the art of sketching during the pandemic, Alfie shares his experience through the lens of the Russian novel by Eugene Vodolazkin The Aviator (2018).
Beginning Day 2020

Where else can I go?

As he participated in the Beginning Day, Adam recalled his first encounter and recognized once again the gift of the charism for his life.

Rediscovering a belonging

On her way to her morning shift at the Jewish Hospital, Cristina listens to pieces from the collection of Spirito Gentil, from that moment a new awareness of her belonging emerges and marks her day
Culture

"Hamilton": a glimpse at our broken humanity

“Hamilton” the musical recounting the story of an oft-overlooked member of the founding fathers reveals to us again the foundation of our unity.

https://ca-en.clonline.org/news/current-events/2020/08/25/hamilton-a-glimpse-at-our-broken-humanity

CL Alternate Vacation

Planning a vacation in a pandemic

Towards the end of June, the situation with COVID-19 made it clear that the summer vacations normally held across Canada could no longer take place, a few friends in Toronto came together to share their desire and then propose an “alternate vacation.”

Out now: "The radiance in your eyes"

Julián Carrón’s latest book, The radiance in your eyes – What saves us from nothingness?, is now available online. “An itinerary rooted in an experience and a history, and thus offers a contribution to the search and expectancy of everyone.”

Beirut:"Lebanon is not dead"

The roar, the race to find friends and colleagues, between the rubble and destruction. And fear that returns like a ghost from the past. Rony is Lebanese and works for Avsi, which just launched a fundraiser. His account of Tuesday's tragedy.

Life presses on

"The fact we cannot make the pilgrimage to Czestochowa has not erased the irreducible need that inspires it." Summer proposal for high school and college graduates.

A small "Yes"

It started with a small “yes.” Héloïse, along with the rest of the Montréal CL Choir decided to go and sing to the residents of the long-term care facilities in Montréal, which had been hardly hit by the pandemic.

“Everything that Happens in Your Life is Done for You”

Over the last five months, Dr. Capetti has been at the frontlines of the battle against the Coronavirus in Italy. Following his striking presentation to some University students we decided to contact him and deepen the conversation with him.

Carron: "May the Mystery renew in you the wonder of your first encounter with Christ"

The message of Fr. Julian Carron on the occasion of the priestly and diaconal ordinations of the Fraternity of St. Charles in Europe and North America.

https://english.clonline.org/news/church/2020/06/30/carr%C3%B3n-may-the-mystery-renew-in-you-the-wonder-of-your-first-encounter-with-christ

Current Events

Answer to powerlessness is not show of power, but Presence

The death of George Floyd, the protests and debates about racism. What is in the foreground, however, is a great "need to live, to breathe". A contribution from the Catholic News Service.