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The Feast of the Mary Theotokos Shrine

The Feast of the Mary Theotokos Shrine

Wednesday, May 13th, in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, the feast of the Shrine of Mary Theotokos will be celebrated. For the occasion, the bishop of the diocese of Fiesole, Bishop Mario Meini, will celebrate Mass behind closed doors; the Mass can be followed by live streaming, beginning at 7:00 P.M.

United World Week: #InTimeForPeace

United World Week: #InTimeForPeace

This year’s United World Week of the Focolare Youth is online and it is in the name of peace. The two central events will be on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3.

The vegetable garden of Torrione

The vegetable garden of Torrione

Take a group of girls from various parts of the world in quarantine, confined to work from home via “Zoom” and a large green space… What comes out of it? Of course, a vegetable garden!

#OnePeopleOnePlanet

#OnePeopleOnePlanet

In April 22, a multimedia marathon to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of UNO’s World Earth Day, organized by Earth Day and the Focolare Movement.

Spartaco Lucarini

Spartaco Lucarini

A journalist, a friendly and polite man of culture and wit, a pioneer of the Focolare, an attentive and caring husband and father, and tireless builder of relationships of unity.

Happy Easter from Loppiano!

Happy Easter from Loppiano!

Nothing can stop love! Jesus is risen! Life is stronger than death! And to bring you our love through this video in the different languages of Loppiano’s inhabitants we send you all our best wishes for a Happy Easter 2020!

Loppiano during the coronavirus pandemic

Loppiano during the coronavirus pandemic

Many of our readers and friends have asked us how we live this quarantine time in Loppiano, what has changed, what we miss. In this article, we would like to share a bit of our life at such an original time.

Today is the third day

Today is the third day

For Christians, the most important week of the year is approaching, culminating in the Easter Triduum: the three days when we can relive Jesus’ passage from death to life. We asked Fr. Giampietro Baldo to help us live these holy days at this time of the pandemic. Fr. Giampietro is the parish priest of San Vito and of Maria Theotokos Shrine in Loppiano.