Kate Liffey takes the guest chair on REtv to discuss the review of RSE being undertaken by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)
Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on how the first married couple to be canonised together are a model for parents raising children in the faith.
The village of Prosperous and the Focolare community hosted a group of Greek Catholic pilgrims from Romania for the World Meeting of Families 2018.
ICYMI we look back over the three days of the Pastoral Congress at the World Meeting of Families 2018 in the RDS, Dublin.
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle blessing the Our Common Home garden at the World Meeting of Families 2018
This video on the writing of the WMOF Icon of the Holy Family was shown at the RDS and the Phoenix Park during WMOF2018.
In this reflection filmed and shown at the WMOF2018 in the RDS, we hear about the outreach ministry of various groups at WMOf2018.
A range of reflections from speakers and pilgrims attending the World Meeting of Families 2018 on Thursday in the RDS
In this reflection filmed and shown at the WMOF2018 in the RDS, pilgrims share what hinders and helps family life to flourish.
Fr Damien McNeice reflects on the upcoming Final Mass of the World Meeting of Families 2018 which will take place on 26 Aug in the Phoenix Park.
A taster from Episode 3 of our TV series on Amoris Laetitia from Pope Francis in which couples of various ages share what they think love is ....
World Meeting of Families 2018 Staff and volunteers share their ECO story as part of the 'Our Common Home' project
Cian shares what many young pilgrims share with us - a family member is often the reason they find themselves on Lough Derg. For Cian it was his Grandmother ...
In Episode 2 of our TV series 'A Journey through Amoris Laetitia', Kieran O'Brien shares one of his Amoris Animations with his family .
Watch the first insert from Ep 1 of the 6 part TV series 'A Journey through Amoris Laetitia' from WMOF2018 which focuses on the theme of 'REALITY'.
Papa Francesco, in La gioia dell’amore, riflette sull'importanza di concedersi del tempo per far fiorire l'amore. (AMORIS Animations 1/6) CC
Le Pape François, dans Amoris Lætitia, étudie l’importance d’allouer du temps aux uns et aux autres, et ce afin de permettre à l’amour de s’épanouir. (AMORIS Animations 1/6) CC
En “Amoris Laetitia”, el Papa reflexiona sobre la importancia de dedicar tiempo al otro para hacer posible que crezca el amor. (AMORIS Animations 1/6) CC
Papa Francesco, in La gioia dell’amore, riflette sulla Trinità e sulla famiglia. (AMORIS Animations 2/6) CC
Le pape François, dans Amoris Lætitia, aborde la Trinité dans la famille. (AMORIS Animations 3/6) CC
En “Amoris laetitia”, el Papa reflexiona sobre la familia y la Santísima Trinidad. (AMORIS Animations 2/6) CC
Papa Francesco, in La gioia dell’amore, ci aiuta a vedere come l'amore supera le debolezze e i difetti altrui (AMORIS Animations 3/6) CC
Le Pape François, dans Amoris Lætitia, nous met en garde contre les dangers du consumérisme dans la vie familiale. (AMORIS Animations 4/6) CC
Le Pape François, dans Amoris Lætitia, nous aide à concevoir combien l’amour dépasse les faiblesses et les fautes des autres (AMORIS Animations 3/6) CC
El Papa Francisco en “Amoris laetitia” nos ayuda a ver cómo el amor supera las debilidades humanas. (AMORIS Animations 3/6) CC
Papa Francesco, in La gioia dell'amore, ci avverte dei pericoli del consumismo sulla vita familiare, quando dice: (AMORIS Animations 4/6) CC
En “Amoris Laetitia”, el Papa advierte sobre los peligros del consumismo en la vida de familia. (AMORIS Animations 4/6) CC
El Papa Francisco escribe en Amoris Laetitia que desea animar a todos a que sean “...signos de misericordia y cercanía..." (AMORIS Animations 5/6) CC
Papa Francesco scrive in La gioia dell’amore che vuole incoraggiare tutti ad essere “...segni di misericordia e di vicinanza. (AMORIS Animations 5/6) CC
Le Pape François, dans Amoris Lætitia, souhaite inciter chacun à incarner un "… signe de miséricorde et de proximité" (5/6) CC
En “Amoris Laetitia”, el Papa muestra cómo las familias pueden ayudar a transformar el mundo. (AMORIS Animations 6/6) CC
Papa Francesco, in La gioia dell’amore, mostra come le famiglie possono aiutare a trasformare il mondo. (AMORIS Animations 6/6) CC
Le Pape François, dans Amoris Lætitia, indique comment les familles peuvent contribuer à changer le monde (AMORIS Animations 6/6) CC
Now available on Amoris.ie - these six animations reflect on the vision of love, marriage and family presented by Pope Francis in The Joy of Love.
Brenda Drumm gives all us the latest news ... incl that 37,000 people (6,000 under 18s) from 114 countries are booked for the 3 Day Congress in the RDS.
Hannah Evans talks to WMOF TV about the range of speakers who will feature over the 3 days of the Pastoral Congress along with the programme for children and teens.
Claire Devaney talks to WMOF TV about preparing a programme for the 2,500 children aged 4 - 12 who are coming to the RDS.
Last call for volunteers to sign up to help at the World Meeting of Families 2018 in particular for one day at the Final Mass in the Phoenix Park on 26 August
View Episode 1 of our six part TV series reflecting on 'Amoris Laetitia' from Pope Francis and the theme of 'reality'. CC
In Episode 2 of our six part TV series we reflect on the 'Vision' for faith and family within Amoris Laetitia' from Pope Francis. CC
In Episode 3 of our six part TV series reflecting on ‘Amoris Laetitia’ from Pope Francis we explore what 'Love is...' CC
In Episode 4 of our six part TV series we reflect on the social dimension to ‘Amoris Laetitia’ from Pope Francis. CC
In Episode 5 of our six part TV series we reflect on the key theme of 'Mercy' within ‘Amoris Laetitia’ from Pope Francis. CC
In the final episode of our six part TV series we reflect on what people can take away from ‘Amoris Laetitia’ from Pope Francis. CC
A quick guide to getting tickets to the Final Mass in the Phoenix Park on 26 August. All 500,000 tickets are free.
Jane Mellett talks to WMOF TV about how the World Meeting of Families 2018 is inviting everyone into a conversation about how we can all care for ‘Our Common Home’.
Special WMOF TV report on the Family Fun Day hosted by the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin as part of the preparation for WMOF2018.
We see how Confirmation students in Prosperous Co. Kildare took in the Acts of Kindness project in this WMOF TV report
A WMOF TV report featuring the Press Conference announcing the schedule for the Papal visit in August which includes Knock Shrine.
The fourth National Church Collection for the World Meeting of Families 2018 will take place on 16 -17th June. Please support!
Brenda Drumm on meeting Pope Francis with her family and telling the Holy Father about the WMOF2018 Icon of the Holy Family.
As we prepare for World Meeting of Families 2018, we recall a pilgrim family who drove through 13 countries to reach WMOF2015 in Philadelphia.
In this AMORIS animation we reflect on the importance of allowing time for each other, to enable love to flourish. (AMORIS Animations 1/6) CC
Pope Francis in Amoris Laetitia reflects on how God is a communion of love, and the family is its living reflection. (AMORIS Animations 2/6) CC
In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis helps us to see how love overcomes other people’s weaknesses and faults. (AMORIS Animations 3/6) CC
In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis warns us of the dangers of the false promises of consumerism for family life. (AMORIS Animations 4/6) CC
In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis writes that he wishes to encourage everyone to be a sign of mercy. (AMORIS Animations 5/6) CC
In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis shows how families as the domestic church can help transform the world . (AMORIS Animations 6/6) CC
Philip Green explains how he came to volunteer at the World Meeting of Families 2018 and about helping to run the call centre.
The World Meeting of Families 2018 has already recruited 2,500 volunteers, it needs to reach total of 10,000 volunteers. Join now!
Bishop Denis Nulty, Fr David Vard, Nicola Byrne, Ellen Phiri and Noeleen Lynam welcome the official announcement of the visit of Pope Francis to the World Meeting of Families 2018 to be held in Dublin in August.
Anne Griffin, General Manager for the World Meetings of Families 2018 explains how people can register and get tickets for all the WMOF2018 events.
Engaged couple Anna and Seamus select their favourite St Valentine's Gift Token from WMOF2018 ... see Amoris.ie for all 8 tokens.
To start session 1 we hear from a number of people who have different experiences of family life speak about their experience of the reality of family life today. (12:12)
In this input Julie Kavanagh discusses with Pat Coyle how The Joy of Love by Pope Francis addresses the challenges facing people today. (14:42)
The closing reflection for session 1 of our six-session Parish Conversations which looked at the Reality of family Life Today. (4:57)
To start session 2 of our 'The Joy of Love' six-session Parish Conversations , people talk about their dream for their family. (11:29)
Bishop Denis Nulty discusses with Pat Coyle how 'God makes all the difference' as we consider the Christian vision for the Family. (16:55)
The closing reflection for session 2 of our six-session Parish Conversations which looked at The Christian vision for the Family. (5;30)
To start session 3 of our Parish Conversations on'The Joy of Love', this clip explores the dream of love that is portrayed in modern culture, especially pop culture. (5:06)
Julie Kavanagh discusses with Pat Coyle how Pope Francis's reflects in 'The Joy of Love' on St Paul's vision of Love. (20:00)
The closing reflection for session 3 of our six-session Parish Conversations on 'The Joy of Love' which looked at God's Dream for Love. (4:49)
To start session 4 we look at a selection of children's art work depicting how they have experienced love in family life. (3:50)
Bishop Alan McGuckian (Raphoe) discusses what Pope Francis says in 'The Joy of Love' about love and marriage (14:29)
The closing reflection for session 4 of our six-session Parish Conversations on 'The Joy of Love' which looked at Married Love Growing to Maturity (5:00)
To start session 5 on 'God's Mercy - No One excluded', this video features short interviews with people discussing their different experiences of family life. (13:53)
Bishop Alan McGuckian (Raphoe) discusses the practice of God's Mercy in this interview with Pat Coyle (13:30)
The closing reflection for session 5 of our six-session Parish Conversations on 'The Joy of Love' which looked at 'God's Mercy - No One Excluded' (5:12)
To start session six on 'A Gospel of Hope for our Families', we hear from older people on what helped their love and commitment to endure. (12:21)
As part of session six on 'A Gospel of Hope for our Families', Patricia Carroll discusses a Spirituality of Family Life' (18:07)
The closing reflection for our final session of our Parish Conversations on 'The Joy of Love' which looked at 'A Gospel of Hope for our Families'' (4:45)
Fr Michael Shields, who has ministered in Siberia for twenty-six years, on how to heal what Pope Benedict described as the 'father wound' in our society.
Fr Tim Bartlett gives an overview of the preparations for the World Meeting of Families 2018 as we approach Christmas 2017.
Fr Tim Bartlett explains that at all Christmas Day Masses people will be given a copy of the Holy Family Icon for their home.
Iconographer Mihai Cucu discusses the creation of the Holy Family Icon for WMOF2018 and how icons offer an unique perspective for contemplating the divine.
Julieann Moran explains about this art exhibition on family life which will be displayed at the World Meeting of Families in August 2018.
Martin Kennedy discusses the practical initiatives around various sacramental moments ahead of the World Meeting of Families 2018.
Over 3,000 people celebrated a free Family Fun Day on 8th Oct 2017 to mark the Limerick launch of preparations for World Meeting of Families 2018.
Speaking at recent 'Faith & Life' convention in Belfast, Cardinal Farrell urges people to read Amoris Laetitia by Pope Francis on Love in the Family for themselves
Martin Kennedy explains what is available for everyone in the Amoris programme leading up to the World Meeting of Families 2018.
Evening address on Amoris Laetitia by Cardinal Schönborn at the ‘Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family’ conference at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
Keynote address by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn at the ‘Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family’ conference at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin anointed and unveiled this Icon on 21 August 2017 in Knock. It will travel to every diocese in Ireland ahead of WMOF2018.
Breda O'Brien discuses a new book which offers a chapter by chapter reflection by a range of contributors on 'The Joy of Love' by Pope Francis.
'You have come in great numbers to enjoy an afternoon of fun, friendship and faith' - Bishop Denis Nulty on the K& Family Picnic Day in Punchestown
Gemma Mulligan (Ossory) shares her hopes after the preparation programme for WMOF 2018 was launched on 21 August at Knock Shrine.
Homily by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin (extract) at Knock Shrine on 21 August 2017. See Amoris.ie for details of the preparation programme.
Learn about the preparation programme for the World Meeting of Families 2018 - AMORIS : Let's Talk Family! Let's Be Family!
Fr Eamonn Conway introduces his chapter by chapter guide to Amoris Laetitia, the document from Pope Francis on family, marriage and faith.
Fr Eamonn Conway introduces chapter 2 from the document by Pope Francis on love in the family entitled 'In the Light of the Word'
Richard Brennan, Volunteers Project Manager for WMOF2018, appeals to people of all ages to get involved as volunteers for this great event.
All roads lead to Punchestown on Sunday, August 27th 2017 for the Family Picnic Day that is being hosted by the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.
Ollie from Ennis speaks of his connection with Lough Derg which goes back over 35 years and involves all his family, his parish family and his boxing family.
Cardinal Christop Schönborn outlines 5 'attentions' for the ministry to divorced Catholics mirrored in paragraph 300 of Amoris Laetitia
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn was the keynote speaker at a conference in MIC Limerick on the Papal document on the family - Amoris Laetitia.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at Dublin Conference (1 June 2017) for national delegates preparing for World Meeting of Families 2018.
Cardinal Kevin Farrell speaking at Dublin conference (1 June 2017 ) for national delegates preparing for the World Meeting of Families 2018.
The official hymn for the World Meeting of Families 2018 was composed by Ephrem Feeley. Recorded live at Blackrock College Dublin.
Ephrem Feeley discuss his composition - A Joy for all the Earth - which is the official hymn for the World Meeting of Families 2018.
Bishop Kevin Doran (Elphin Diocese) reflects on the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops and their meeting with Pope Francis.
Bishop Brendan Kelly (Diocese of Achonry) discusses the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops and their meeting with Pope Francis.
Bishop Denis Nulty shares how Pope Francis was a model of a listening leader at his 2 hour meeting with all the Irish Bishops during their recent Ad Limina visit.
Bishop Brendan Leahy reflects on how Pope Francis created a 'family atmosphere' at his meeting with the Irish Bishops during their Ad Limina visit.
Bishop Liam MacDaid and Mgr Joseph McGuinness sum up their experience of the Irish Bishops' Ad Limina visit and meeting with Pope Francis.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin discusses the preparations for the World of Meeting of Families 2018 ahead of the Ad Limina visit to Rome by the Irish Bishops.
Aisling Cuffe shares some parenting tips for the summer holidays aimed at primary school children aged from 12 and under.
Watch our full 28 min interview with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle in which he discusses his vocation, Caritas, IEC2016 and Amoris Laetitia.
Petra Conroy from Catholic Comment gives her reaction to ‘The Joy of Love’ (Amoris Laetitia) from Pope Francis which follows on from the Synod on the Family.
Archbishop Eamon Martin gives his reaction to 'The Joy of Love' (Amoris Laetitia) from Pope Francis which follows on from the Synod on the Family.
Paul Russell, the founder of HOPE in Australia, discusses the dangers that flow from the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Bishop Denis Nulty discusses recent research into the most common problems that couples refer to when they come to Accord for relationship counselling.
Archbishop Charles Brown introduces this national conference hosted by the Irish Catholic Newspaper and the Iona Institute on 30th Jan 2016.
Archbishop Eamon Martin delivers the keynote address at this national conference which was held on 30th January 2016 in Dublin.
Full address by Baroness Nuala O'Loan to this national conference hosted by the Irish Catholic Newspaper and the Iona Institute on 30th Jan 2016.
Full address by David Quinn to this national conference - Pope Francis and the Future of the Family - hosted by the Irish Catholic Newspaper and the Iona Institute.
Full address by Bairbre Cahill to this national conference under the theme - Pope Francis and the Future of the Family in Ireland
Full address by Breda O'Brien to this national conference under the theme - Pope Francis and the Future of the Family in Ireland
Gerry Malone introduces the Jesse Box - an interactive tool for children designed to engage them with Bible stories of salvation supported by a number of story manuals.
The Synod on the Family highlighted the need for support for married couples. We hear about a week long programme offered by Cana Ireland.
Bishop Brendan Leahy, Petra Conroy and Cathal Barry reflect on how the Synod went about its work and what might flow from it.
Fr Tom Rosica, Assistant at the Vatican Press Office and CEO of Salt + Light TV in Canada, gives us his assessment on the Synod on the Family
A special episode of A Question of Faith recorded in the studios of Vatican Radio on the Synod on the Family in October 2015.
Archbishop Diarmaid Martin reflects on the progress and potential legacy of the Synod on the Family. Recorded in Rome on Oct 23rd.
Gerry O'Connell, Vatican correspondent of America Magazine, gives us his assessment of the Synod on the Family.
Lino Rulli, the presenter of the Catholic Guy Radio radio show from New York, gives us his take on the Synod on the Family.
In this iCatholic report, we hear what Archbishop Eamon Martin said at the Vatican Press Conference on 21 October.
Wendy Grace and her husband Karl Melady reflect on the Synod on the Family and on living their faith as a married couple.
As part of a series of resources on the new Primary RE curriculum, Maeve Mahon looks at the connection between the classrom and the home.
Archbishop Eamon Martin discusses his message for National Eucharistic Congress in Knock which focuses on 'Handing on the Faith' in our time.
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith' guests Breda O'Brien and David Quinn look back on the Marriage Referendum and what has followed.
Author Paul Gilligan discusses his book which seeks to help parents help their children reach their potential as emotionally healthy adults.
This extended episode of 'A Question of Faith' takes an in-depth look at the key legal issues with our guest Patrick Treacy, Senior Counsel.
As we enter the last days before the Marriage Referendum, our panel discuss the key issues and how the debate has developed in recent weeks.
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith' we hear about the good work of Accord and a panel discusses the recently cut to funding for their pre-marriage courses.
Interview with Archbishop Eamon Martin about his statement on the Marriage Referendum - Care for the Covenant of Marriage.
Archbishop Eamon Martin delivers his own message - Care for the Covenant of Marriage - on the upcoming Marriage Referendum.
Fr Eamonn Conway discusses a series of articles in The Irish Catholic on the same sex marriage debate.
Remarks by Archbishop Eamon Martin and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on the statement from the Irish Bishops on 10th March 2015.
Archbishop Eamon Martin discusses the statement issued by the Bishops Conference in regard to the upcoming Marriage Referendum.
Archbishop Eamon Martin shares the statement from the Irish Bishops Conference on the upcoming Marriage referendum.
Bishop Nulty and Stephen Cummins discuss how people can share their views on family and marriage.
Bishop Denis Nulty invites parishioners in Kildare & Leighlin Diocese to participate in a consultation process for the Synod to be held in Rome in October.
Aisling Cuffe shares some simple parenting tips for Christmas including how celebrating Christ's birth can be incorporated in the day's activities.
Bishop Kevin Doran discusses his Pastoral Letter called “A Future Full of Hope” which focuses on the education of children including their education in faith.
Bishop Kevin Doran discusses the pastoral statement from the Irish Bishops - The Meaning of Marriage - which is being distributed to over 1,300 parishes.
Wendy Grace chats to Sebastian Gomes from Salt + Light TV about his experience of the 2014 Synod on the Family.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin shares his reflection on the progress of the Synod on the Family which has been running for the last two weeks in Rome.
Watch back our panel discussion on the Synod on the Family which we streamed live from Vatican Radio on 16th Oct 2014.
iCatholic will livestream a panel discussion on the Synod on the Family from Rome on 19th Oct. Watch promo...
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin previews the upcoming gathering in Rome on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the context of Evangelisation.
In a powerful monologue, a woman who was emotionally abused by her father shares how it obstructed faith and the path in faith through anger.
This drama examines how faith is handed on and the struggle between parents, children and grand-children to be true to themselves while respecting others.
This drama highlights the issue of double-standards and how we can be more concerned with saving facing in the community than dealing healthily with our problems.
This drama highlights how time-poverty and materialism can get in the way of family but there is the will to do something constructive about it.
Keynote address by Dr Tony Fahey entitled "Marriage and the Family in Ireland today" at Conference in Clonliffe College.
This is the first of two talks given by Stijn Van den Bossche during the the first national conference of The Council for Marriage and the Family (Sept 2013).
This is second of two talks given by Stijn Van den Bossche during the the first national conference of The Council for Marriage and the Family on 28 September 2013 in Maynooth.
Bishop Denis Nulty expresses his thanks for all the parish groups and individuals in K&L who responded to the recent questionnaire on family life and church teaching.
Deirdre O'Rawe talks about the sculpture 'Survival' that adorns the recently renovated regional offices of Accord NI in Belfast.
Cardinal Brady and Maura Hyland launch The Family Prayer Book published by the Irish Bishops' Council for Marriage and the Family.
At IEC2012 David Quinn, journalist and director of the Iona Institute addressed the question 'The changing Irish Family - for better or worse?'
John Quinn, author of Letters to Olive,shares personally on his experiences of love, marriage and God.
This presentation at IEC2012 explores practical ways that can help Grandparents fulfill their role of passing on their most precious gift of faith in a world that is increasingly hostile to those beliefs.
Stephen Cummins, Director of Marriage Education with ACCORD, examines a number of ways in which couples and families become Eucharist to each other in the ordinariness of daily life.