‘Love in the Family' prayerbook launched

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Praying with Pope Francis
For the Joy of Love

A book of prayers based on paragraphs in Pope Francis’ ‘The Joy of Love’ (or Amoris Laetitia, 2016), in which he offers wisdom and guidance for families, engaged and married couples, and the communities and individuals who may walk beside them. In this little book, the Pope’s words are arranged as prayers, for couples, families and communities, to pray for themselves and others. Topics considered include:

• Marriage
• Family and Home
• Parents, Mothers, Fathers, Single Parents, Couples Without Children, Adoption, Foster Care
• Children, Brothers, Sisters
• Challenges, Difficulties, Crises, Burdens and Suffering
• God – Family of Nazareth
• Education of Children for Life and Faith

Click  pdf Joy of Family PrayerBook For Web (1.72 MB)   pdf to download a pdf version of the document.

If you would like to receive a hard copy, please feel free to contact the Chancery on 03 5445 3600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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What might we expect, and what can we do, when someone we care about is dying?

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