Don Alvaro, witness of fidelity Since his death in 1994, thousands of people have testified in writing to the memory of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo: his kindness, the warmth of his smile, his humility, his supernatural courage, and the peace of mind his words inspired in them.
Synod of Bishops on the Family 2014 Family life will be the focus of an extraordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops that will meet at the Vatican between 5-19 October 2014. Around 150 Synod fathers will take part in the meeting to discuss the "pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelization." It is expected to last two weeks.
Modern Moms Need Faith, Fellowship and Fun The first Edel Gathering was held this summer; Named after an Irish laywoman, Venerable Edel Quinn, the conference focused on helping mothers realize that they are not alone in their daily struggles.
II Catholic Social Days for Europe This major event which we call the Social Days, taking place this year in Madrid between 18 and 21 September, is being jointly organised by the two organisations of Europe’s Catholic Bishops, CCEE and COMECE