Movements and Communities

17/12/2018
Charis

This morning Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, delivered the Decree of Erection of Charis and of approval of its Statutes and the Decree of Appointment ...

14/12/2018
Charis

“A new and at the same time single service that is a place of meeting, a place of fraternity and, ultimately, a place of communion. The prefect’s delegate, Monsignor Miguel Delgado stated this in an ...

29/11/2018
Local Churches

What is the mission of older people in the Church?  Starting from this question – which took form in the reality of about 40 countries in which it is present –  Life Ascending International ...

20/11/2018
Schoenstatt
Prefect Farrell presided over a mass in memory of the Founder of the Apostolic Movement, Father Josef Kentenich

The Roman Schoenstatt family gathered together on 13th November last at the Church of Santa Maria dell’Anima to celebrate the end of the Kentenich Year with a solemn mass.  The celebration was ...

07/11/2018
CHARIS
The report of Monsignor Delgado, the Prefect’s delegate at the General Conference on Catholic Fraternity

A few days ago, Monsignor Miguel Delgado Galindo,  the delegate of the Dicastery Prefect, attended the General Conference on Catholic Fraternity (Southern European area),  that took place in ...

02/11/2018
Dicastery

A section exclusively for contributions from associations and movements where you can read and reread experiences, reflections and reports presented on the occasion of the get-togethers promoted by ...

18/10/2018
#Synod2018

The Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has provided the Synod Fathers, gathered together in Rome at this time,  with a set of the reports presented by the Ecclesial Movements on the ...

01/10/2018
Dicastery
Fr. Awi Mello: “We need to train laity for the urgent needs of our time, and for the needs of a Church that looks outwards towards society, the specific environment of the laity”

Three international associations led the concluding panel discussion on day three of the International Symposium: “Promotion and Formation of the Laity: best practices”, organised by the Dicastery for ...

30/09/2018
Ecclesial Movements
The contribution of ecclesial movements to the Synod on the Young

On June 19th, the Annual meeting of the Dicastery with the general moderators of the lay associations, the ecclesial movements and of the new communities was held in the Palazzo San Calisto. During ...

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, ...