30 Jul 2017

Amoris - Let's talk Family! Let's be Family!



“Does the Family continue to be good news for today’s world? I am sure the answer is yes! And this yes is firmly based on God’s plan.” 

How much better our family life would be if we used the words...Please, Thank you and I'm sorry"

- Pope Francis, March 2017.

What is the Amoris: Let’s Talk Family! Let’s Be Family! Programme?

Pope Francis believes that in a world where humanity is often wounded, mistreated, and dominated by a lack of love, the family is the “yes” of God as Love. In spite of all the pressures and difficulties it faces, Pope Francis believes that the family is still good news for today’s world.
In 2016, he wrote “The Joy of Love” (Amoris Laetitia), a document about love, marriage and family life, and now he has given Ireland a special responsibility. He has asked Ireland to host the World Meeting of Families in 2018 and to prepare for that event by offering families, parishes and groups a way of thinking about and sharing his message in The Joy of Love: that the Gospel of the Family continues to be Joy for the World.  
The Amoris: Let’s Talk Family! Let’s Be Family! Programme is a response to Pope Francis’ request. The programme aims to support families and parishes as we set out on the journey of preparation to the World Meeting of Families, taking place in Dublin from 21st to 26th August 2018, and to continue that journey in the years ahead. 

WHO IS THE AMORIS: LET’S TALK FAMILY! LET’S BE FAMILY! PROGRAMME FOR?

It’s for you! Everyone is welcome to follow the programme online or at their parish and other public events.  
TO FIND OUT MORE and to get involved CHECK OUT the wmof2018 website HERE 

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