12 ways to walk with families following “Amoris Laetitia” for a commitment to family pastoral care in the light of the apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia”. Each ecclesial reality is invited to consider which of these proposals can be developed or implemented at local level, according to its own conditions and needs.[more]
The Diocese of Rome and the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life now present the official prayer for the 10th World Meeting of Families to be held in Rome from 22 to 26 June 2022. The official hashtag is also ready: #WMOF2022.[more]
Live Streaming: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0OnbX3C2yout9U7-xyx63PpVRcT_UtjU[more]
This publication now brings together in a single printable digital version the 10 guides, accompanying the special edition with the collection of 10 videos of the pope in dialogue with families (already individually available on the website www.amorislaetitia.va).
With these words the Holy Father introduces us to the theme of the education of children, which is “a call, a challenge, a joy”.
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.
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.
Remaining united, we wish you a Holy Easter with the presence of the Risen Lord in your family. Maria and Gianni Salerno with the Central Secretariat of Famiglie Nuove.[more]
We start today, and weekly, a series of reflections that prof. Jesús Morán, co-president of the Focolare Movement and the priest, has developed to deepen the contents of the recent Apostolic Exhortation of Pope, Amoris Laetitia (AL – The joy of love).[more]
“Today we will begin a 10-month journey undertaken together to talk about the beauty of being a family. Everyone is called to lovingly care for the life of the family, because families are never a problem, they are always a gift and, in terms of the future, they are an opportunity”.[more]