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Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Since its inception by Saint John Paul II in 1994, the World Meeting of Families has strengthened the sacred bonds of families across the globe.

Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. Each World Meeting of Families has a theme that energizes and enlivens the event while adding great depth of meaning to our understanding of families.

The theme of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing the impact of the love and life of families on our society.

There will be two phases of the WMF 2015: the Congress (Sept. 22-25) and the weekend events celebrating Pope Francis’ visit.

Adult Congress (18 +)

Internationally known and engaging speakers will talk, present panels, and lead workshops so that participants can support each other in the joys and struggles of life.

Keynote Speakers:
Father Robert Barron
Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley O.F.M. Cap.
Professor Helen Alvaré
Dr. Juan Francisco de la Guardia Brin & Gabriela N. de la Guardia
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle
Cardinal Robert Sarah

Youth Congress (6 –17)

The Youth Congress will be an interactive program where young people can build, create, play, listen, serve, and embrace the Mission of Love that brings Families Fully Alive.
*Daycare will be available.

 
Pilgrimage to World Meeting of Families - September 2015
 
Archbishop Sartain’s Audio Invitation to the World Meeting of Families
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Weeklong Congress: September 21-28
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Weekend Papal Mass: September 25-28
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Book your pilgrimage directly with Corporate Travel
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One-Page Promotional Flyer
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Official World Meeting of Families Website
Visit the website for a complete list of speakers and other details.
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