Charisma and institutions

Charisms, a bridge between God and man

Yola Rzeczewska

At a time when various charisms of the "New Pentecost" are seeking a more appropriate structure in the Church for their greater evangelical usefulness, questions may arise. Are "charism" and "institution" necessarily foreign to each other, and their relationship a reciprocal accusation? And if there...

First session Cana , July 1980

« A poor man who loves another poor man »

Bruno and Anne-Marie Coutellier

An initial session on the theme of married life brought together some forty members of the Charismatic Renewal in 1975 at La Baume Sainte Marie in the south of France, including some members of the very young Chemin Neuf community. This community, made up of couples and single people, some of whom w...

Leaving Lyon

Heading south!

Frédérique and Philippe Henry

When you think of the Community in Marseille, what springs to mind is the ND du Roucas Centre and the Mazargues parish. However, before these two places were entrusted to us, a whole history was lived, a whole rooting that undoubtedly allowed these stages......

Joint fund

Sharing multiplies

Pierre Laslandes

50 years of life, 50 years of sharing and, as Laurent has often said, "sharing multiplies". The common purse is one aspect of this fifty-year old community life which, in practical terms, links us together in some thirty countries. ...

The beginnings of the Youth Fraternity

May God give us a home for students!

Jacques Monfort

In the prayer group that had been meeting at 49, Montée du Chemin Neuf, every Tuesday evening since 1973, we suddenly saw, towards the end of 1980, more and more young students. Fr Laurent Fabre thought it would be a good idea for them to alternate: on one Tuesday, these young people would come to ...

Interview

A time for gratitude

Bruno Cadoré

Invited to the General Chapter held by the Chemin Neuf Community from 7 to 20 August at Hautecombe Abbey, Brother B. Cadoré, op, spoke on several occasions. The FOI team asked him what a jubilee year meant for a Dominican friar....

 

La brèche intérieure.

« Cette nuit, de loin, quelqu’un vit une scène inoubliable : un homme luttait contre lui-même et un autre, avec une légèreté aérienne, composait, avec ces coups, des pas de danse ». (Prol., p. 8)...

 

L’Abbé Pierre

Le film que consacre Frédéric Tellier à celui qui fut souvent élu per- sonnalité préférée des Français parcoure les multiples facettes de cet homme qui a été moine, soldat, résistant, député, mendiant, tribun médiatique. Une constante revient dans toute ces vies : le combat, comme l...

 

Les pauvres sont l’Eglise

Dans une quinzaine d'entretiens, initialement publiés en 1983, le journaliste G. Anouil interroge le Père J. Wresinski (1917-1988), fondateur du Mouvement ATD Quart Monde. Glanons-y, au fil des pages, quelques suggestions....

 

Témoignages

Quand la vulnérabilité rime avec quotidien, comment le seigneur vient se révéler à nous ? L'équipe FOI a chosi un fiorretti de témoignages de témoins....