Monday, 24 December 2018

Avellino, Italy - In a crib all the pains and hopes of the world ...

"The grace of living an open Christmas, but not a scattered one. Open: at the center there is not our 'I', but the 'You' of Jesus and the 'you' of the brothers and sisters, especially those who need a hand" (Pope Francis, 23th December 2018). 

Friday, 21 December 2018

Barcelona, Spain - An Advent of hope in the elderly house ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts.
The Christmas star also shines in a lot of places where the forgotten ones are living. The greatest gift is a friend who comes to pay a visit to you. 

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Antwerp, Belgium - In order to experience Christmas with a wider family ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
200 volunteers gathered in Sant'Egidio Belgian headquarter last night, to prepare several Christmas lunches for the homeless and the prisoners.
All of them agreed to celebrate Christmas this year as one family with the poorest. 

Monday, 17 December 2018

Naples, Italy - An encounter that builds up ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
Erri De Luca - books writer - met the Italian Language and Culture Schools of Naples. A way to go deeper into Italian tradition.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

London, United Kingdom - On pizza, all agree ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts.
This evening, thanks to the help of some restaurant owners, the homeless of the city center can dine with a hot pizza .... 

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

W├╝rzburg, Germany - May Christmas be every day!

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
Youth for Peace invited their older friends for a cake and a coffee. To celebrate the beginning of Advent. And for a "training period", looking forward the Christmas lunch. 

Monday, 10 December 2018

Genoa, Italy - Re-playing, for Africa and for the whole planet ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
The Ri-toy: a toy that never gets bored.
When it's no longer for you, do not throw it away! Bring it to the squares or streets where the youth of the Community collect them. It will be an advantage for the Earth. It will be an advantage for Africa. Because money from its sale as second hand will support DREAM program for the treatment of AIDS. 

Friday, 7 December 2018

Moscow, Russia - A less cold tomorrow ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
You go towards tomorrow with confidence, even if life has been quite difficult, it's too cold outside, for years you've been a homeless.
You go towards tomorrow with confidence, because you are no longer alone, friendship never falls below zero, and your friends have given you a space that you can call home. 

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Siguatepeque, Honduras - Notes and tradition in order to say "No!" to the death penalty ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
A concertas an occasion to reflect on the inhumanity of capital punishment and the need to preserve and make life win. Always, anyway.