Six couples of the new generation from 7 countries embark on a long process to express what they expect from the CANA mission of the Chemin Neuf Community. Through them, Gilles & Véronique listen to today's world and share a few gems with us.
Pentecost, it is every day!
Denis POINAS, deacon of the Catholic Church, encourages us to welcome the Holy Spirit, that intimate other self of God and Jesus, into our personal and couple’s lives every day. But how does the Holy Spirit do this?
Being a father
Speaking to the women at a recent CANA Family week, Gilles BELIN, a father, introduced some lines of thought on fatherhood and its secrets. The paternal bond is based on the conjugal bond: it takes a man and a woman to make a father!
Being a mother today
While in many countries mothers are honoured on “Mother’s Day”, here are some aspects of motherhood discussed at a CANA Family session. Being a mother today? An adventure both at the personal level and for the couple with its joys and pitfalls. But first of all, motherhood is good news for the world that needs it so much!
This dear phone
Parents of teenagers, who doesn't tear their hair out watching their child prostrate on his bed watching his small screen for hours? What can we do? How to educate our children to freedom and find support?
Unity in the fragility of the couple
Relationships between women and men have changed profoundly in the Western world. How does the CANA Mission is addressing the transformation of the relationships between sexes? FOI, the Chemin Neuf Community magazine, asked Markus & Natalie WEIS, members of CANA International Team and former CANA leaders in Germany to give their own point of view. In turn, Justine & Jan answer this question in their own life.
Advent, on the way to Christmas
How can we prepare for the coming of the Lord during Advent? How can we live our Christian hope as a couple, as a family, even when times are difficult?
Advent: To watch and pray
Escaping the hectic pace of Advent is not easy. Saint Ignatius has some tips on how we can indulge our longing for silence, retreat and prayer....
The paradox of sexuality
Pornography, an opportunity to talk about the paradox of sexuality? This was the challenge that Catherine DENIS faced during a conference on the exposure to pornography of children and young people.
At the CANA International Meeting (Rome, June 2022), Archbishop MORANDI commented on the most innovative document of the Second Vatican Council, the Constitution Dei Verbum. He concluded with comments on Amoris Laetitia.