Family associations

10/07/2021
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 ...

15/01/2019
Engaged and Married Couples
The Friars Minor of Umbria and the “Great Mystery” Project: a meeting of pastoral care operators for engaged couples and a course in Nuptial Theology

Two events for a whole week in the home of Saint Francis. First, the 6th meeting for the critical review of marriage preparation courses for couples involving the “Great Mystery” project and the ...

23/12/2018
Life
From over 40 associations of Christian inspiration a “manifesto” to recognize the value of the unborn child, expressed through pregnancy and motherhood

It is around the principle enshrined  in Article 3 (“Everyone has the right to life”) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – that has recently celebrated its  70th anniversary – that ...

05/12/2018
Mauritius
The themes which emerged from the Fourth Congress of the “Africa Family Life Federation”

Humanae Vitae indissolubly combines two concepts: reinforcing spousal communion and the constant openness to life.  Amoris Laetitia further develops this connection throughout the various stages ...

30/11/2018
Family Forum

“The Future is a Pact”: this was the theme chosen for the National Assembly of the Forum of Family Associations which ended a few days ago in Rome.. “A pact” – the Forum Assembly explained - “with our ...

13/11/2018
Family Pastoral Care
Undersecretary Ghisoni at the Meeting of the Episcopal Conference of Italy in Assisi: “Announcing the Gospel spurred by our experience of joy”

At the invitation of the National Director, Don Paolo Gentili, the Dicastery Undersecretary, Linda Ghisoni attended the Meeting in Assisi which the National Office for Family Pastoral Care of the ...

12/11/2018
Laity
Prefect Farrell’s message to the XXIII National Meeting on Family Pastoral Care organized by the Episcopal Conference of Guatemala

“Never ignore the fact that every person includes a concrete and individual reality which we must understand, just as we need to focus our pastoral efforts  on the experiences of the members of ...

11/11/2018
From Humanae Vitae to Amoris Laetitia
Prefect Farrell’s message to the congress organized by Africa Family Life Foundation

“Our perspective must be that of Christ and his loving concern for each of us, our language that of the Holy spirit , driving us towards others not with words but with simplicity and reference to ...

05/11/2018
JP2 Institute
The start of the new biennium for the Master’s Degree promoted jointly with the Bioethics Institute of the Catholic University

The Pontifical Institute for the Family - with its 35 years of anthropological studies on the truth about man and about  woman, on love, on marriage and the family, on the light in Cristian ...

23/10/2018
Local Churches

“Shattered Ties” is the title of the series of encounters proposed by the Family Pastoral Office of the Diocese of Padua  and addressed to people living in circumstances of separation, divorce or ...