Celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the Focolare founder’s birth were inaugurated in Trent. The “Seal of St. Wenceslas” was awarded to Maria Voce by the autonomous Province of Trent.
From a talk given at a press conference on 18th November by Andrea Riccardi, founder of the Sant’Egidio Community and personal friend of Chiara’s. A few days before the official opening of Chiara Lubich’s centenary on 7th December, we share part of a speech given at a press conference on 18 November by Andrea Riccardi, founder of the Community of Sant’Egidio. As a personal friend of Chiara’s with whom he
With the motto “Celebrate to meet”, the opening, next December 7th of Chiara Lubich’s centenary was announced to the press. The launching in Trento will inaugurate the international exhibition “Chiara Lubich world city”. “Chiara is alive. She is alive in the spirit that she has given us, in the Movement that she founded and in the innumerable number of her followers, scattered throughout the world”. It is with these words
“CHIARA LUBICH WORLD CITY”: Exhibition dedicated to Focolare founder to celebrate the centenary of her birth (1920-2020)
7 December 2019 - 20 September 2020, Piedicastello Galleries in Trent (Italy).
In the 1980s, when the Internet did not yet exist and even less so the social media, which appeared twenty years later, an idea was successfully put to the test in Switzerland to simultaneously link up, through a collective conference telephone, various points of the Focolare communities across five continents. This event was straightaway referred to as Collegamento CH (the country code for Switzerland). Chiara Lubich nurtured in her heart
La ricorrenza del Centenario della sua nascita diventa per gli studenti una prima occasione per approfondire il pensiero di Chiara Lubich alla luce degli eventi nazionali e internazionali che hanno caratterizzato la storia del Novecento.