When God takes us at our word

When God takes us at our word

“Family Love: A Vocation and a Path to Holiness” is the theme of the Tenth World Meeting of Families promoted by the Catholic Church, to take place June 22-26, in 2022. Two married Focolarini, Marcelo Chávez and Pia Noria who coordinate the New Families Movement in part of South America (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay) share their own story and the build up to this event.

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Up to me! 25-26 September a response to the needs of young people

Up to me! 25-26 September a response to the needs of young people

Developed within the Focolare Movement, Up2Me has been piloted so far in 28 countries. It grew from the need frequently expressed by children and youth who find themselves facing big issues like life, health, sexuality, modern life styles, emotions, future life choices … without adequate tools to deal with them.

Amoris Laetitia’s Year: The fifth video – The ‘foreverness’ and beauty of love

Amoris Laetitia’s Year: The fifth video – The ‘foreverness’ and beauty of love

The Holy Father speaks about “foreverness” in marriage, in this fifth video of the 10-part series prepared as part of the celebration of the «Amoris Laetitia Family» Year. This time Pope Francis addresses himself particularly to spouses.
“Don’t be afraid to fail: fear is the greatest obstacle to welcoming Christ and His plan for our lives! Be careful of fear!”, the Holy Father powerfully warns us.

Amoris Laetita Year: A space for sharing

Amoris Laetita Year: A space for sharing

The path of preparation for the Tenth World Meeting of Families, which will be held from 22 to 26 June 2022 in Rome and at the same time in dioceses all over the world, is enriched by a new useful tool after the prayer, the image and the official hymn. It is the official website www.romefamily2022.com presented during the Press Conference on Thursday 30 September at the Vatican Press Office.

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