Truthfully, to us it seems very nice that in this era that there is still someone who prepares a crib in the family and tries to involve others around it, when Christmas is reduced to an exchange of more or less useless and expensive gifts, to bright angels hanging everywhere along the streets of our cities, to large Christmas trees with coloured balls.[more]
An important step for the project which aims to accompany couples who wish to strengthen their unity.[more]
On December 3, 2019, join the movement and give – whether it’s some of your time, a donation, or the power of your voice in your local community.
It’s a simple idea. Whether you come together with your family, your community, your company or your organization, find a way to give back and then share your idea.
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31 May 2021
Amoris Laetitia Videos
The vocation of the familyAvailable now: the third video of the Holy Father in dialogue with families
“With the same look of tenderness and mercy that Jesus had, the Church wants to accompany families so that every family might be a pillar of evangelization. I would like to say one thing to you: with the sacrament of matrimony, every family receives the Grace to become a light in the darkness of the world.” – says Pope Francis in the first of 10 videos which promotes the “Amoris Laetitia Family” Year.
The theme of the video is: The family in the light of the Word of God and comments on the first chapter of the Exhortation “In the light of the Word”.
We want to symbolically inaugurate United World Week 2021 now, while in some places around the Planet May 1 has already begun. We do so with this interview with Margaret Karram, President of the Focolare Movement.
On March 19th, the beginning of the “Amoris Laetitia Family” Year took place, and with a video message Card. Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, introduces the series of ten videos in which the Holy Father, together with families from five continents will talk about the content and spirit of the Apostolic Exhortation.
…we often experience the impotence of words with our children, with our relatives , who absorbed by their interests , which are often consumerist, reject any spiritual discourses. We can’t get through to them when we refer to the values in which we believe and which have supported us from the first day of our marriage. They appear to be so helpless, so vulnerable and dissatisfied but we don’t know how to help them…
Angela L. – Campania
Meetings with families, the Up2me Tutor school and a visit to the social centres and ‘Housing’ project. Interview with Gianni and Maria Salerno[more]
We often listen to bad news, sometimes it is inhuman and disturbing, other times it is because our eyes can’t distinguish beauty any more. How can we nurture an optimistic view on life?[more]