World Meeting of Families

Dublin, Ireland, August 21-26, 2018

The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World

Families from the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA are invited to join families from around the world.

August 21 – Tuesday: Opening ceremonies held throughout Ireland

August 22-24 – Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: Pastoral Congress Program

August 25 – Saturday: Festival of Families

August 26 – Sunday: Final Mass 

Learn more about the World Meeting of Families – registration is open. Consider housing options on University campuses to reduce costs (see the lodging information link in the registration process).

AMORIS: Let’s Talk Family! Let’s Be Family!


All families can participate in the Amoris Programme which has six sessions that include parish discussions, practical activities, resources for children and youth, digital animations, live-streamed events, and online resources.