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Light in today’s wilderness..

Nano Nagle carried the light of her lantern, and the light of the Gospel into the darkness, desolation and discrimination endured by the people of God in Ireland under the Penal Laws. ‘Because the world still needs the Gospel and Nano’s lantern light, it is timely to remember Pope Francis’ challenge to go beyond the comfortable spaces, places and territories ...

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Contemplating precious moments ..

In these days ‘after the experience of the World Meeting of Families’ it takes time to gather and process all that we have been part of and to contemplate those precious moments that resonate with us (individually and together) as shared experience. One moment that was quite powerful was when together with Pope Francis we recited the official prayer created ...

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It takes a family…

We are delighted to be present  at the Pastoral Congress of the World Meeting of Families (WMOF2018) taking place from 22-25th August in the  RDS, Dublin.  Our presence there has already enabled many new meetings and wonderful conversations introducing the vibrant living legacy of Nano Nagle for today’s world, and enabling people to get to know her through  meeting Presentation ...

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Season of Creation

From September 1 to October 4, Christians around the world will unite to pray and care for creation. It is the “Season of Creation,” and it is happening from Paris to Pittsburgh, Pretoria to La Paz.  The theme for this year’s celebration is “walking together”.  There are endless ways as a community to show you are on a journey towards better ...

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Itinerary of Pope Francis for his pastoral visit

The Holy See Press Office published today (11.00 am Irish time) the itinerary of the Holy Father Pope Francis for his pastoral visit to the 9th World Meeting of Families in Ireland (WMOF) on 25 and 26 August.  Please see details of Pope Francis’ itinerary below. Apostolic journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Ireland on the occasion of the World Meeting of Families ...

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Pope Francis to visit Ireland – WMOF2018

Reacting to the announcement that Pope Francis will attend the WMOF2018 in August, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference said: “On behalf of the faithful of Ireland we warmly welcome today’s announcement, by the Holy Father himself, that he plans to visit Dublin in August for the World Meeting of Families.  We are deeply honoured that Pope Francis will come to our ...

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Walking Together As Families Today

  ‘All of us are called to keep striving towards something greater than ourselves and our families, and every family must feel this constant impulse. Let us make this journey as families, let us keep walking together,’ [Amoris Laetitia, #325] This International Symposium organised by the Faculty of Theology, Pontifical University, Maynooth is in preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018 ...

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