the faithful at vatican.va. Below are a
few examples of the types of organi-
zations that exist.
• The Cursillo Movement proclaims
that God, in Christ, loves us, and it
does so through “short courses” and
regular gatherings in small communities.
• Communion and Liberation, with
its focus on the Incarnation and the
presence of Christ “here and now,”
educates members in Christianity
and collaborates in the mission of
the church in all spheres of life.
• Focolare (Italian for “family
fireside”) aims to contribute to the
realization of Jesus’ last will and testament: “may they all be one” and so
build up fraternal relations in society.
• L’Arche is dedicated to the creation
and growth of homes, programs, and
support networks for people with
• The Neocatechumenate provides
continuing Christian instruction for
Catholics in small parish-based com-
VocationNetwork.org, “The essential
facts about secular institutes.”
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movements are church
on a particular ministry
or spirituality, or both.