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S+L BLOG: Focolare



As a producer and director of film and television for over 20 years, Ed Roy is an established figure in the industry. One characteristic that sets him apart, however, is his faith. A committed Catholic, Roy is a member of the Focolare Movement, an international Catholic organization that builds bridges between religions and cultures. Witness ...read more
At this year’s 50th International Eucharistic Congress, Maria Voce will be one of the many outstanding speakers. Maria Voce is the international president of the Focolare Movement, one of the Church’s great ecclesial movements founded in wartime Italy by a lay woman named Chiara Lubich. The movement is rooted in a profound spirituality of unity ...read more
As we enter into Holy Week with Palm Sunday, Salt + Light has programming you will not want to miss. On April 17th, there’s Pope Benedict XVI’s celebration of Palm Sunday from St Peter’s Square. This includes the blessing and procession of palm branches and Holy Mass. Our broadcast with English translation begins at 9:30am ...read more
The following article comes from author and Vaticanista John L Allen Jr: Tensions surrounding Catholic identity are very much in the air these days, and when they erupt they’re always a prescription for heartburn. People who regard themselves as authentically Catholic rarely enjoy being be told they’re not, or that they’re only selectively so. Likewise, ...read more
Focolare comes from the Italian word meaning “hearth” or “family fireside”. This is a concept whose absence has been sorely felt in our times. People don’t gather around warmth communally anymore. Since the time of the fireside gatherings we have scrambled and sought ways to replicate this unique-and necessary- source of fellowship and solidarity that ...read more
In her short time on earth Chiara Badano lived a life of great love and holiness.  Chiara’s story cannot help but touch all who hear it. Salt + Light is bringing you the next chapter in Chiara’s story. Tomorrow, Saturday September 25th, Chiara Luce Badano will be named Blessed.  Her beatification marks the first for ...read more