WMOF2018

Answering the Call – WMOF2018

Philip Green explains how he came to volunteer at the World Meeting of Families 2018 and about helping to run the call centre.

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Reaching 10,000 Volunteers – WMOF2018

The World Meeting of Families 2018 has already recruited 2,500 volunteers, it needs to reach total of 10,000 volunteers.  Join now!

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How to defend the faith without raising your voice

Michael Kelly discusses a new book that he has co-authored with Austen Ivereigh on civil responses to catholic hot-button issues.

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WMOF2018 – Volunteer now

Do you want to join the thousands already signed as a volunteer for the World Meeting of Families 2018?  Brenda Drumm explains how you can ‘come join us’.

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The true witnesses

Fr Lukasz Nawrat SDB  offers a scripture reflection for the Third Sunday of Easter (15th April 2018) drawing on Luke 24:35-48

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WMOF 2018 – Tickets and Registration

Anne Griffin, General Manager for the World Meetings of Families 2018 explains how people can register and get tickets for all the WMOF2018 events.

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St Valentine’s Day Gift Tokens – Anna and Seamus

Engaged couple Anna and Seamus select their favourite St Valentine’s Gift Token from WMOF2018 … see Amoris.ie for all 8 tokens.

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AMORIS Parish Conversations – Session 1 Clip 1

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)

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Preparing for WMOF 2018 – Christmas 2017

Fr Tim Bartlett gives an overview of the preparations for the World Meeting of Families 2018 as we approach Christmas 2017.

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WMOF Icon of the Holy Family – 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.

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WMOF Icon of the Holy Family – Mihai Cucu

Iconographer Mihai Cucu discusses the creation of the Holy Family Icon for WMOF2018 and how icons offer an unique perspective for contemplating the divine.

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Limerick Diocese Family Fun Day for WMOF2018

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. 

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Read Amoris Laetitia for yourself – Cardinal Kevin Farrell

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 

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Trócaire Romero Family Award

Hannah Evans from Trócaire explains how this award helps families learn about the lives of other families around the world ahead of WMOF2018.

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WMOF2018 Icon of the Holy Family – unveiling

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.

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K&L Family Picnic Day – report

‘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 

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WMOF 2018 – looking forward to the year ahead

Gemma Mulligan (Ossory) shares her hopes after the preparation programme for WMOF 2018 was launched on 21 August at Knock Shrine.

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1 year to go to WMOF 2018 – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Homily by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin (extract) at Knock Shrine on 21 August 2017. See Amoris.ie for details of the preparation programme.

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AMORIS programme promo

Learn about the preparation programme for the World Meeting of Families 2018 – AMORIS : Let’s Talk Family! Let’s Be Family!

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Volunteering for World Meeting of Families 2018

Richard Brennan, Volunteers Project Manager for WMOF2018, appeals to people of all ages to get involved as volunteers for this great event.

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K&L Family Picnic Day

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.

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Let’s Talk Family Let’s Be Family – Cardinal Schönborn

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn will address ‘Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family’ conference at Mary Immaculate College on July 13th 2017.

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“… the ideal family does not exist but great families do exist.”

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at Dublin Conference (1 June 2017) for national delegates preparing for World Meeting of Families 2018.

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“… we are here to light a candle once more”

Cardinal Kevin Farrell speaking at Dublin conference (1 June 2017 ) for national delegates preparing for the World Meeting of Families 2018.

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