World Meeting of Families 2018

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018
 
Dublin, Ireland, has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families from 21-26 August 2018, Pope Francis has confirmed that he will be attending and will celebrate an open-air Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August. For more informationfor about this event, including the programme, tickets and accommodation visit:  www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/.

The World Meeting of Families started in 1994, when Pope St John Paul II asked the Pontifical Council for the Family (now part of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life) to establish an international event of prayer, catechesis and celebration that would draw participants from around the globe and that would help to strengthen the bonds between families and bear witness to the crucial importance of marriage and the family to all of society.