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Work Related Absence

Strengthening Relationships in the FIFO/DIDO Family Raising the effectiveness of families facing work-related absences This is not a new phenomenon as families in many industry sectors, such as the Defence Forces, have been facing...

St Valentine’s Day 2015

In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer you our 2015 edition which continues our ongoing desire to use the innate joyfulness of...

On the Feast of St. Valentine, with Pope Francis!

February 14th, 2014, a meeting of engaged couples with Pope Francis in the Vatican, promoted by the Pontifical Council for the Family On February 14th, 2014, feast of St. Valentine, the patron saint of lovers, Pope Francis will...

Day of Fasting for Peace in Syria

A Letter from the President of the Pontifical Council of the Family To all the families   Dear friends, Pope Francis’ invitation to a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria and...

World Congress of Families 2013

World Congress of Families 2013

7th World Congress of Families (WCF) Sydney | May 15-18, 2013 The WCF is the largest international network of pro-life, pro-family leaders, activists, scholars, legislators and NGOs, supporting the family. Over 600 people of...

Mothers Prayer

Mothers Prayers are powerful! ‘Mothers Payers’  is a simple international program that began in the UK in 1995 and has spread around the world. It has a simple format of structured prayer and opportunity...

National Marriage Day, 13th August, 2013

National Marriage Day, 13th August, 2013

This annual event celebrates the declaration by Federal Parliament that marriage is a life-long union between a man and a woman. This was marked by events around the country. In Melbourne, at a meeting...

World Meeting of Families 2015 – Date Claimer

Date claimer: 8th World Meeting of Families with the Holy Father (WMF) Philadelphia |  Sep 22-27, 2015   On September 22-27, 2015, Philadelphia will welcome the 8th World Meeting of Families, which is expected...

Pilgrimage of Families – Rome 2013

Pilgrimage of Families – Rome 2013

On 26 and 27 October, families from around the world will come to Rome on pilgrimage to the Tomb of St. Peter. This event, convened by the Pontifical Council for the Family, will be an occasion...