Catholic Grandparents overjoyed at Dublin venue for World Meeting of Families 2018 ‘Grandparents will be out in force for Pope Francis’ The Catholic Grandparents Association (CGA) has welcomed news that Dublin is to be the venue for the 2018 World Meeting of Families and expressed the hope that Pope Francis will travel to Ireland for the event. Speaking this week on her return from Philadelphia, USA, where she represented the CGA at the World Meeting of Families, Catherine Wiley, the association’s founder said: “It is very exciting and encouraging that the next meeting of the World Meeting of Families will…
Preparations are in full swing now for all the Grandparents Pilgrimages taking place world-wide in 2012. 14th June Croatia 12th July Slovakia 14th July Aylesford, UK 22nd July Walsingham, UK …. Tenth Annual Pilgrimage!! 26th July Fatima 26th July Brittany 20th July Malta (NB This is a new date) 19th August Carfin, Scotland 8th September Slovenia 9th September Knock 21st October USA 16th December Liverpool, UK To be Confirmed Germany
The Catholic Grandparents Association is a global organization of the faithful. An integral part of the Catholic Grandparents Association is setting up branches at the parish level. These act as prayer and support groups for Grandparents. Grandparents have a unique vocation that must be fostered and cherished in the spirit of St. Joachim and St. Anne, the Grandparents of Jesus and parents of Mary.
If you are unable to locate a chapter in your area and are interested in starting a new chapter