News - 2020

Grande École: The Gift of Friendship

Current EventsClaire Vouk and Amy Knaus

“Grande École” is a meeting place for Middle-School-aged students in the Canadian community. With participants from two different cities, an effortless friendship continues to blossom amidst the confinement of the pandemic.

"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.

A Closeness that Transcends 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 this moment.

Where else can I go?


As he participated in the Beginning Day, Adam recalled his first encounter and recognized 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

Is it still Possible to Live with the Same Desire and Openness?


Every year,the university students in CL (CLU) in Canada and the U.S. meet in Colorado for a CLU Vacation, but this year given the current situation, they participated instead in a “CLU Week” consisting of a series of beautiful meetings online.

Dublin: "Only Christ Can Fill My Life”


The health crisis has paralyzed his language school. An employee asks him, "How can you wake up in the morning not knowing if it is going to end well?" To answer, Mauro remembers the time when he and Margaret slept on a bench…