No 528 - Vol 48
Cover: Citta Nuova
By Paul Gateshill
Monica Conmee attended the Laudato si conference: ‘Our Common Home’ in July 2018 hosted by the Vatican
‘A unique and amazing experience’ summed up what many of us felt at the end of the first Scottish Interfaith Youth Camp 2018 (SIYC), held in Aberfoyle, near Stirling, on 7-9 September 2018. Claudia Melis reports.
Mike Waiting pays tribute to Brother Ronald, an Anglican Franciscan who, together with his puppets, introduced many young people to the Focolare.
Augustine Doronila, from Australia, reports on an innovative project to address malnutrition, literacy, poverty and sustainable development in the Philippines.
We continue with two more experiences shared by young people at Genfest 2018 in Manila, the Philippines
--WORD IN ACTION--
Rejoice in the Lord always (Phil. 4: 4)
Christian joy is like a ray of sunlight shining through a tear, a rose flowering from blood-stained ground. It is the essence of love distilled from suffering. That is why it has the apostolic power of a glimpse of Paradise.
--SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY--
Robbie Young reflects on the way we look at one another and suggests that the real ‘look of love’ is one which flows with mercy and kindness.
By St Augustine
Pat Kane reviews the work of textile artist Anni Albers (1899–1994) which is being exhibited at the Tate Modern, London.
Jane Imrie shares her mother’s recipe for shortbread.
--THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN--
A short poem by Jim Deeds.