I think that Mary is very happy with these families that in some ways are like the first Christian families.[more]
The search for a relationship, the desire to share life with someone beside you, is a natural need that we have all felt or dreamed about, but it can remain a figment of the imagination or become couple a reality.[more]
They are families that seem like the others, but in reality they have a secret of love, because they are united to each other and distinct, in a certain way as in the family of Nazareth.[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.
Even though the economical sacrifice is great, we feel this moment of formation is precious, for our individual growth, as parents, in our social life, to have the right priorities and to sow an eternal seed in our daughter.[more]
Today Christian families should feel, perhaps more than in former years, that they are living cells of the Church.[more]
With this article, we begin a series of writings of Chiara Lubich, which invite us to look at Mary as a sister, a spouse, a mother, and as Jesus’ first follower.[more]