Journeying together is already step towards unity

Journeying together is already step towards unity

Strong contingent from Ireland at Ecumenical Week in Rome. “These are the people who are cracking the ice of division, melting icebergs that have kept people separated a very long time,” says Rev. Ken Newall.

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Focolare launches “Family Cube” in preparation for WMOF 2018

Focolare launches “Family Cube” in preparation for WMOF 2018

“Family Matters”, hosted by the Focolare Movement, brought over 250 participants to Maynooth University for a family day on Saturday, 29th April 2017. A dynamic, interactive programme of interviews, panel discussions, talks and personal stories highlighted the challenges and joys of living as a Christian family in Ireland today.

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Interview on Family Matters event

Interview on Family Matters event

In the first 5 minute of the weekly Faithcast, Brenda Drumm interviewed Declan O’Brien of Focolare about the Family Matters Event in Maynouth on the 29th of April.

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Family Matters day in Maynooth will bring hope to families

Family Matters day in Maynooth will bring hope to families

Pope Francis is set to visit Ireland in August 2018 for the World Meeting of Families which will draw many thousands of families from all over the world.  As preparations get underway for the huge event in Dublin, the Focolare Movement, which has its centre in Prosperous, Co. Kildare, has organised a one day event on the theme of Family Matters at the Aula Maxima, South Campus, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth on Saturday 29th April 2018.

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Christ is Risen!

Christ is Risen!

This year, by happy coincidence, Easter will be celebrated on the same day by Christians of the Eastern and Western churches. Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, conveys her best wishes.

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Family matters invitation

Family matters invitation

We all belong to a family. Families come in all shapes and sizes. There can be wonderful moments in family but none of us can say our family is perfect!

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