Conference: Walking together as families today.

Date:

June 19th - June 20th

Time:

7:00am - 5:00am

Location:

St Patrick's College, Maynooth

WALKING TOGETHER AS FAMILIES TODAY

‘All of us are called to keep striving towards something greater than ourselves and our families, and every family must feel this constant impulse. Let us make this journey as families, let us keep walking together,’ [Amoris Laetitia, #325]

Conference organized by the Faculty of Theology, Pontifical University, Maynooth in preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018.

June 19th / 20th 2018

June 19th

18.30 Registration

19.00  Renehan Hall.

Professor Julie Hanlon Rubio[St Louis, Missouri]

Theology of the Family Today: Legacy and Promise

20.00                                 Reception in Pugin Hall

June 20th

9.00   Coffee in Pugin Hall

9.30 – 10.00 Morning Prayer. Dr Jessie Rogers

10-11. Response to Professor Rubio’s key -note address by two Faculty members [Prof S. Ryan & Dr. S. Mulligan]. Followed by general discussion.

Discussion Facilitated by Dr Anne Codd

11.00-11.45  Coffee & Family Wall & Posters

11.45- 1.00     Workshops/Seminars [a] Bairbre Cahill – Living the Gospel of the Family, [b] Martin Lintner, Conscience and Moral Discernment in Amoris Laetitia, [c] Mary Johnston, ACCORD, Real Families, Real Issues, Real Responses. [d] Colm Hogan, Trocaire, Families: A Global Perspective.

1.00-2.15 Lunch in Pugin Hall 

2.15-3.30 Professor Martin M Lintner  

Vision and Vocation of the Family in Amoris Laetitia.

Discussion facilitated by Dr Anne Cold

3.30-4.00  Coffee & Family Wall & Posters

4.00-5.15     Workshops/Seminars [a] Bairbre Cahill – Living the Gospel of the Family, [b] Martin Lintner, Conscience and Moral Discernment in Amoris Laetitia, [c] Mary Johnston, ACCORD, Real Families, Real Issues, Real Responses. [d] Colm Hogan, Trocaire, Families: A Global Perspective.

5.15 Plenary Session facilitated by Dr Anne Codd

5 .45   Evening Prayer [National Centre for Liturgy] and Concluding Remarks.