Dicastery events


Second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

On Sunday, July 24, 2022, the Second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated throughout the universal Church.

The theme chosen by the Holy Father for the occasion is "In old age they will still bear fruit" (Psalm 92:15) Read all >


Working Conditions in the Associations. A Service in Justice and Charity

The meeting is part of the path of accompaniment and dialogue maintained with the various international associations recognized or established by the Dicastery, is a customary time of listening and sharing, as well as of formation


Way of the Cross of Families

A Way of the Cross written and made by families, on the occasion of the Amoris Laetitia Year and in view of the Tenth World Meeting of Families. It was wanted by Pope Francis, who returned to lead the rite on Good Friday from the Colosseum, in Rome


Letter to Married Couples

Pope Francis gives a letter to all married couples on the occasion of the "Amoris Laetitia" Family Year



A series of videos on the faith and ecclesial involvement of persons with disabilities.

During the Amoris Laetitia Family Year, a series of videos on the faith and ecclesial involvement of persons with disabilities will be made available. Read all >



10 useful tips for growing together with Amoris Laetitia words!

An initiative of the"Amoris Laetitia Family Year” to help focus pastoral attention on the formation and education of the little ones in the family Read all >


Rosary for the Family

Praying the Holy Rosary is a special time to share with one’s family members

The Rosary for the Family- launched on Oct. the 7th, has been carefully created by the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network and the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life. Read all >


Authority and Responsibilities of Governance in Lay Aggregations

To reflect on the theme “The responsibility of governance in lay aggregations. An ecclesial service”


World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Every year on the fourth Sunday of July

“This is the first fruit of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year, a gift to the whole Church that is destined to continue into the future..." Read all >


Rosary for Engaged Couples

Praying the Rosary together: a bold proposal!

Did you know that, in the Year of St. Joseph, a Plenary Indulgence is being offered to families and engaged couples? Read all >


Forum: “Where are we with Amoris Laetitia?"

Strategies for the pastoral application of Pope Francis' Exhortation

From 9 to 12 June 2021, gathering the heads of offices for family pastoral ministry from Bishops’ Conferences, International Movements and Family Associations. Read all >


10 Videos Amoris Laetitia

The Pope and families

A series of ten videos in which the Holy Father will explain the chapters of the Apostolic Exhortation, along with families who will give witness by sharing some aspects of their daily lives. Read all >


Our Daily Love

Opening of the "Amoris Laetitia Family" year


From Panama to Lisbon

Called to missionary synodality

18 - 22 november 2020 Read all >


Webinar: Sport, rethinking the future

Living sports after pandemic

1 - 8 - 15 - 22 October 2020 Read all >


The richness of many years of life

1st International Conference on the Pastoral Care of the Elderly

29-31 January, 2020 Read all >


Youth Forum 2019

Youth in Action in a Synodal Chuch

19-22 June, 2019 Read all >


Annual Meeting with Associations and Movements

Dicastery's annual meeting with leaders and representatives of ecclesial associations and movements

13th June, 2019 Read all >


Yes to Life!

Caring for the precious gift of life in its frailness

23-25 May, 2019 Read all >


The Young, Faith, and Vocational Discernement

Annual Meeting with the general moderators of lay associations, ecclesial movements and new communities

Rome, 19 June 2018 Read all >