Associations of Lay Faithful

Associations and Movements
The synthesis and available texts of the Annual Meeting with the Moderators held yesterday, April 28, 2022

  On April 28, 2022, at the Aula della Congregazione of the General Curia of the Jesuits in Rome, the customary Annual Meeting with the Moderators of Associations of the Faithful, Ecclesial ...

Associations and Movements
April 28, 2022, the Annual Meeting of the various aggregations of the faithful will take place

  Work as a value in itself, a place of sanctification and of civil and Christian witness for every baptized person, even for those who are employed by the association to which they belong; the ...

Young people from Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, Cuba won the international competition Challenge JMJ 2021

  Challenge JMJ 2021 was an international competition launched by the Cristonautas program of the Fundación Ramón Pané in August 2021. It aimed to translate in the language of dance and music the ...

Associations and Movements
The prefect of the Dicastery, Card. Farrell, Undersecretary Linda Ghisoni and Dr. Margaret Karram, of the Focolare Movement, spoke

  On the afternoon of March 3, the book on the governance of associations, published by Libreria Editrice Vaticana, was presented in the Marconi Hall of Vatican Radio. In addition to the General ...

Associations and Movements
On Thursday, March 3rd, the presentation of the book “General Decree. The international associations of the faithful"

  «To govern is to serve» – this is how Pope Francis addressed the moderators and delegates of the ecclesial movements, associations of the faithful and new communities that participated in the ...

Associations and Movements
Published the proceedings of the meeting with the moderators of the associations held on September 16, 2021

  A volume awaited by many has seen the light of day, containing the text of the general Decree on mandates of government in associations of the faithful - promulgated on June 11, 2021 - and the ...

Year of Saint Joseth
Two important messages from Cardinal Farrell on the figure of St. Joseph

In June, Cardinal Kevin Farrell attended two meetings held for the Shalom Congress of Families and the 40th anniversary of Couples for Christ. In his messages for both events, the Cardinal took the ...

Movements and Associations
For healthy government in the international associations of the faithful

On the Solemnity Corpus Domini, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has given a General Decree to regulate the length and number of terms of office in the international associations of the ...

New martyrs
Our spiritual closeness with the martyrs is good for Christian communities in difficulty, but it is especially good for us.

In the basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere, in accord with the limitations of the anti-COVID protocols and broadcast throughout the world via internet livestreaming, Cardinal Farrell presided over a ...

Movements and associations
A grateful memory of a parish priest “on fire” for the Gospel, who was able to inspire many parishioners—and non-parishoners—with the joy of evangelizing

A week after his death this past 19 November, the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life would like to commemorate Fr. Piergiorgio Perini, known to everyone as “Don Pi.Gi.” He was a believer of ...