The World Meeting of Families is an international event of prayer, catechesis, and celebration that draws participants from around the globe. It seeks to strengthen the bonds between families and to witness to the crucial importance of marriage and the family to all of society. The Meetings also foster gestures of solidarity for families in difficulties. This summer it will take place in Dublin. http://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/About/About-WMOF2018
Tuesday 21st August: Opening Ceremony taking place in cathedrals all around the country
Wednesday 22nd – Friday 24th August: 3 day Congress in the RDS.
Saturday 25th August: Festival of Families, Dublin venue tbc.
Sunday 26th August: Closing Mass, Dublin venue tbc.
Tickets are now on sale:
Adult pilgrims €68 for the entire event (admission to 3 day Congress + Festival of Families + Closing Mass) These can be booked for individuals and groups. Online Registration now open http://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Tickets/Tickets-Registration
Single day at the Congress Adult pilgrim €38 or €33 for students / unwaged
Under 18s are free but must be registered and attend with parents / guardians
Tickets only for the Closing Mass on Sunday 26th August in Dublin will be available at a later date.
What can you do?
- Register https://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Tickets/Congress-Registration
- Volunteer https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/2a37d139-c5c6-49ee-b672-e301a544ac55/1
- Participate in the Amoris Parish Programme
- Pray – for all families and especially Pope Francis and those preparing for this international gathering.
For the full text of Pope Francis’ On Love in the Family: Amoris Laetitia
Diocesan Contact: Aileen Murphy
Pastoral Centre Killarney: 064 663 0532