Family associations

16/09/2018
Associations and Movements
Prefect Farrell’s message to the families of the Renewal in the Spirit gathered in Pompeii for the 11th Pilgrimage

“You are the people who make Jesus present in the world, in your small one, noiselessly, by giving and receiving love for others. This is how marriage and the family are built, and human life, ...

03/09/2018
Family
De Palo (Forum of Associations) on the news of the next World Meeting of Families to be held in Rome in 2021

“We welcome with joy and a bit of trepidation the words from Dublin announcing that the next World Meeting of Families will be held in Rome, in 2021.” This is the comment of Gigi De Palo, national ...

24/08/2018
World Meeting of Families

In the face of the “many opinions and ideologies contrary to the Christian vision of the family,” the only valid argument is the “factum,” that is the reality of “serenity, inner joy, and personal ...

24/08/2018
World Meeting of Families

“The beauty of the liturgy and the family celebration of the liturgy consists in the fact that it is something that we can all do together, surrounded by other families, all in the same boat.” At the ...

24/08/2018
Dublin: Bernardino Giordano
At the panel session on the third day of the Congress, Fr. Bernardino Giordano intervened on “Dancing Towards the Future with Hope: Strengthening Marriage and the Family Today.”

Through the great principle: the mystery of God that shapes the family by drawing inspiration from Himself, “every couple, one’s own couple, contains the image of God; there are no series A and series ...

24/08/2018
Dublin: Francesco Belletti
The family is the first and most powerful remedy against one of contemporary man’s worst “diseases,” but if it remains alone and closed, it generates more solitude

The former president of the Italian Forum of Family Associations (47 associations, 18 regional Forums in turn composed of 564 associations, with an estimated total of four million families involving a ...

24/08/2018
Dublin: Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti
In his intervention, Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, Archbishop of Perugia and President of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, presented “an itinerary in some of Italy’s regions, drawing on the valuable work done by pastors who, often in close collaboration with the theological faculties of their territories, suggested concrete ways of implementing Amoris Laetitia.”

The text presented by the President of the Italian Bishops’ Conference on the last day of the Congress in Dublin is demanding and rich. The cardinal used the Gospel narrative of the Risen Lord’s ...

24/08/2018
World Meeting of Families

“The Christian family is wounded tenderness, but ostension of the sacrament of divine tenderness. As long as it will be on earth, the Christian family will always be in secret empathy with human ...

24/08/2018
World Meeting of Families

“I think Amoris Laetitia has come at the right time. A review of relationships and sex education in all of Ireland’s schools, including our Catholic schools, is essential.” This was stated by Msgr. ...

24/08/2018
World meeting for families

“Today, family associations play an important and necessary role in the promotion of the Gospel of the family. Now, this is so for at least two reasons: first, the current socio-cultural context and, ...