The elderly

30/06/2022
The Pope Video
The Pope Video for July concludes the triptych on Youth, Family and Elderly

  The Pope Video for July has just been released with the prayer intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. This month, the ...

30/05/2022
Grandparents and Elderly
Care for grandparents and the elderly: laying the foundations of a long-range pastoral work that will engage us for decades to come.

  (Vatican City - May 30, 2022) The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life today released to the public a pastoral kit with instructions for the celebration of the Second World Day for ...

10/05/2022
Elderly
Presentation of the Message for the second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Today, May 10, Pope Francis' Message for the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly 2022 was presented with the theme “In old age they will still bear fruit” (Ps 92:15). The Holy Father addresses ...

05/05/2022
Elderly
Presentation of the Message of the Holy Father Francis for the II World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

  On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 11:30 a.m., the Holy See Press Office will hold a Press Conference to present the Message of the Holy Father Francis for the Second World Day for Grandparents ...

11/03/2022
The Elderly
A first meeting of the Dicastery with the episcopal conferences and associations most committed to the pastoral care of the elderly was held online

  After the announcement of the theme chosen by the Holy Father, "In old age they will still bear fruit" (Ps. 92:14), the work for the preparation of the second edition of World Day for ...

15/02/2022
Elderly
This is the theme chosen by the Holy Father for the II World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly 2022

  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 ...

03/08/2021
The Elderly
Celebrating the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly all over the world

"I invite you to celebrate this Day in every community and to visit grandparents and the elderly, those who are most alone" said Pope Francis after Sunday’s Angelus and all over the world ...

29/07/2021
Elderly
The Holy Father’s words after the Angelus

Pope Francis, who was unable to attend the liturgy in St. Peter's in person, wanted to personally greet the grandparents and elderly who had just participated in the celebration of the first Day ...

29/07/2021
Elderly
Liturgy in St. Peter's for the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly

For many of the 2,000 elderly people present in St. Peter's last Sunday, celebrating the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly was the first opportunity for them to leave the forced ...

23/07/2021
Elderly
The official prayer of the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly recited by Pope Francis in a video

In preparation for the upcoming World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life is making a video available in which grandparents and the elderly from all over the ...