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Bloomington, Indiana (Photo: Aaron Shafer/Unsplash)

Sharing Life


After a period when many friends began to leave, new faces came to join Chevy and the community in Bloomington. She shares how she discovered the joy of sharing with others what she has met.

Rocky Mountains National Park

North America: "Because This is Where Youth Lives"


The Texas massacre, the media storm, the suffering of young people, and the hundred college students vacationing on the slopes of Longs Peak, Colorado. A professor speaks of the "hope in this world" that he saw in them.

Smoky Mountains (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

The Master Is Here and He is Waiting for You


Friends from Indiana, Tennessee, Minnesota, and New Jersey gathered in the Smokey Mountains to follow the Fraternity Exercises. Amid hikes and children, "we left filled with the certainty that the cabin was—and our friendship is—a place of belonging."

New York, 1986. Fr. Giussani visits the CL community (©Fraternità di CL)

Where Life Happens

StoriesAnna Leonardi

Vanessa's search from Silicon Valley to Italy to Los Angeles. And that day at Giussani’s funeral…”The experience I was having was enough for me to understand that the faith he was witnessing was something reasonable.” From February Tracce.

Vanessa with her family
Vincent van Gogh, 'Houses at Auvers' (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

What makes a House a Home


Rossella experiences a newness in opening her home to friends, and thanks to this experience is learning that "how I can discover my own heart and that my life is important for what happens in the world."

The Little "Tenda"


Together with friends, Lucia organized a "Tenda" to help fundraise for #helpUkraine. She recounts how she rediscovered the meaning of charitable work.

Fr. Luigi Giussani

War and Mercy

Current Events

Although the scenario is different, we re-propose the words of Fr. Giussani on the war in Iraq (Corriere della sera, April 8, 2003), as a contribution to the judgment on the current situation in Ukraine.

'First Steps' by Jean-François Millet (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

It is not in my Hands


After seeing Carlo Acutis’ Eucharistic Exhibition, Eugenia finds herself full of questions and the desire to share what she has received: "When you receive so much and you are grateful for it, the only thing you can do is to share it with others. "

A woman fleeing at the border of Medyka (Photo: Attila Husejnow/Sipa USA/Mondadori Portfolio).

CL with the Pope: No to the war in Ukraine

Current Events

The statement released by the movement regarding the conflict. "We are with all those who are working to stop the horror of this war. But how fragile is the desire for peace if it does not become a task, a daily responsibility."

"Harmony in Red" by Henri Matisse (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Signs of His Prescence


Her father's illness and the decree of the Dicastery of the Laity. Silvia discovers signs of God's love in the midst of challenging circumstances. "My responsibility is to beg Him to show me signs of His Presence."

The evening watching the documentary on the APAC prison at My Father's House

On a Journey "Deep Down" Into The Human


His friendship with Jim, whom he met seven years ago, and the birth of a housing community for parolees. Lorenzo from Colorado recounts what he has experienced in recent months.