Families from across Ireland are invited to join for the two-day festival of fun, talks, prayer and family activities in preparation for the World Meeting of Families 2018.
“It was with great sadness, and with utter disbelief, that I heard the news of the attacks in Barcelona which have left 14 people dead." – Bishop Fintan Monahan
Pope Francis "has learned with great concern what is happening in Barcelona,” according to a statement this afternoon from the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke. "The Pope prays for victims of [...]
The theme for this year’s festival is ‘Come Closer, Hear my Word’.
Theme of the 2017 Faith and Life Convention is 'Faith in the Family'
The Holy Father is praying for all those who have died and he has asked for “divine blessings of strength and consolation” on their grieving family and friends.
One of the main highlights of the Novena will take place on Monday 21 August with the launch of the World Meeting of Families 2018 programme ‘Amoris: Let’s talk Family, Let’s be Family!’
We also stand ready to work with all people of goodwill for an end to racial violence and for the building of peace in our communities.
A special triduum in honour of Our Lady of Fatima will take place in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, this weekend, from Friday 11 August to Sunday 13 August.
Pope Francis prays for peace following attack on Nigerian Massgoers and violence in Central African Republic
At today's general audience in the Vatican, Pope Francis appealed for an end to “every form of hatred and violence”, especially those “perpetrated in places of worship, where the faithful gather to pray”. Pope Francis [...]