Rome, November – December 1961
Making the Risen Jesus Forsaken part of our daily life. We propose this text of Chiara Lubich as the celebration of the central mystery of Christian faith draws near: the death and resurrection of Christ.
Just as all of Christianity is a mystery of love and suffering, so too the truly vital elements in our movement are love and suffering.
And just as in Christianity love generally over¬comes suffering and life is victor over death, so it is, also, in the Work of Mary. (...)
(Cf. That All Men Be One, Origins and Life of the Focolare Movement, New City Press, New York 1974 pp. 65-78)