Category Archives: Marriage



Greg and Joy, married for 10 years, share what they’ve learnt about praying as a couple.   It has been said that God is always speaking to us. I always hear of cases where He communicates with people through visions and thoughts derived from dreams. For us, our dialogue with God has never been as dramatic. We have always yearned

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Cardinal Vallini: Accompany wounded families

Cardinal Vallini, Vicar of the Diocese of Rome, at the Diocesan Conference: "Revitalizing pastoral ministry to the family"

A “pastoral turning point,” including reception, accompaniment, discernment, and integration, in line with the indications of Pope Francis and intended especially for people marked by “wounded and straying love”. This is was the call of Cardinal Agostino Vallini, Vicar of Rome, to priests of the diocese gathered on Monday, 19 September, in the basilica of St John Lateran (Rome), for

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Pope Francis: wrinkles, wounds, scars in a family are the fruit of fidelity

Here is the translation of Pope Francis’ address at the meeting with families in the Victor Manuel Reyna Stadium at Tuxtla Gutierrez:   Dear brothers and sisters, I am grateful to be here, on Chiapaneca soil. It feels good to be here on this soil, on this land; it is good to be here in this place which, with you

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The family saves us from fragmentation and uniformity

Pope Francis in Cuba in 2015

Here is the translation of the address of Pope Francis at the meeting with families at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Santiago, Cuba, on Tuesday, 22 September 2015:   We are here as a family! And whenever we come together as a family, we feel at home. Thank you, Cuban families. Thank you, Cubans, for making

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