01/15/2017 - May the Holy Family watch over all child migrants and accompany the vulnerable and the voiceless on their journey.
12/30/2016 - Holy Family of Nazareth, help us all to recognize the sacred nature of the family and its beauty in God’s plan for humanity.
10/13/2016 - I entrust all child migrants to the protection of the Holy Family of Nazareth.
08/08/2016 - When there is dialogue in the family, tensions are easily resolved.
07/02/2016 - True joy which is experienced in the family is not something random and fortuitous, but normal and ongoing.
04/25/2016 - All are called to love and cherish family life, for families are not a problem; they are first and foremost an opportunity.
04/20/2016 - To form a family is to be a part of God’s dream, to join him in building a world where no one will feel alone.
04/15/2016 - In the darkest hours of a family’s life, union with Jesus can help avoid a breakup.
04/14/2016 - Love is the only light which can constantly illuminate a world grown dim.
04/13/2016 - The Lord’s presence dwells in families, with all their daily troubles and struggles, joys and hopes.
04/12/2016 - It is essential that children see that prayer is something truly important for their parents.
04/12/2016 - The home is the place where we learn to appreciate the beauty of the faith, to pray and serve our neighbor.
04/11/2016 - The family is where we first learn to listen and share, to be patient and show respect, to help one another.
04/11/2016 - Children are a wonderful gift from God and a joy for parents.
04/11/2016 - Fidelity has to do with patience. Its joys and sacrifices bear fruit as the years go by.
04/11/2016 - To know how to forgive and feel forgiven is a basic experience in family life.
04/11/2016 - The divorced who have entered a new union should be made to feel part of the Church. They are not excommunicated.
04/10/2016 - Open and caring families find a place for the poor.
04/10/2016 - It is important for a child to feel wanted. He or she is not an accessory or a solution to some personal need.
04/10/2016 - Each new life allows us to appreciate the utterly gratuitous dimension of love.
04/10/2016 - Love opens our eyes and enables us to see the great worth of a human being.
04/10/2016 - In our families, we must learn to imitate Jesus’ own gentleness.
04/09/2016 - Every family, despite its weaknesses, can become a light in the darkness of the world.
04/09/2016 - Our teaching on marriage and the family cannot fail to be inspired by the message of love and tenderness.
04/09/2016 - The strength of the family lies in its capacity to love and to teach how to love.
04/09/2016 - No one can think that the weakening of the family will prove beneficial to society as a whole.
04/09/2016 - People with disabilities are a gift for the family and an opportunity to grow in love, mutual aid and unity.
04/08/2016 - The family is a good which society cannot do without, and it ought to be protected.
04/08/2016 - The welfare of the family is decisive for the future of the world.
04/08/2016 - The word of God is a source of comfort for every family that experiences difficulty or suffering.
04/08/2016 - The family is the place where parents become their children’s first teachers in the faith.
04/08/2016 - The Joy of Love experienced by families is also the joy of the Church.
04/07/2016 - I encourage you to bear witness to Christ in your personal life and families: a witness of gratuitousness, solidarity, spirit of service.
03/12/2016 - ... That families in need may receive the necessary support and that children may grow up in healthy and peaceful environments.
02/15/2016 - I prefer a family with a tired face from sacrifices made rather than a pretty one which is unfamiliar with tenderness and compassion.
11/12/2015 - As Christians, we are called to imitate the Good Shepherd and to help families experiencing difficulties.
10/27/2015 - Parents, can you “waste time” with your children? It is one of the most important things that you can do each day.
09/07/2015 - Let us ask Our Lady to help all families, especially those affected by unemployment.
08/28/2015 - Lord, help us always to be more generous and closer to poor families.
08/06/2015 - We learn many virtues in our Christian families. Above all, we learn to love, asking nothing in return.
08/01/2015 - Hospitality in families is a crucial virtue today, especially in situations of great poverty.
07/30/2015 - The most powerful witness to marriage is the exemplary lives of Christian spouses.
05/26/2015 - We can observe the Fourth Commandment by loving visits to our aging grandparents.
05/14/2015 - Dear parents, have great patience, and forgive from the depths of your heart.
01/16/2015 - The family is the greatest treasure of any country. Let us all work to protect and strengthen this, the cornerstone of society.
12/28/2014 - The Christian family is missionary: it announces the love of God to the world.
12/16/2014 - It is so important to listen! Husbands and wives need to communicate to bring happiness and serenity to family life.
12/09/2014 - The family is a community of love where each of us learns to relate to others and to the world around us.
10/23/2014 - The family is where we are formed as people. Every family is a brick in the building of society.
10/03/2014 - Happy families are essential for the Church and for society.
07/31/2014 - May each family rediscover family prayer, which helps to bring about mutual understanding and forgiveness.
06/28/2014 - To be friends with God means to pray with simplicity, like children talking to their parents.
06/26/2014 - The family is essential to sustaining human and social development.
06/16/2014 - May the Lord bless the family and strengthen it in this moment of crisis.
05/10/2014 - A family enlightened by the Gospel provides a school for Christian living! There one learns faithfulness, patience and sacrifice.
05/09/2014 - Holiness means giving ourselves in sacrifice every day. And so married life is a tremendous path to sanctity!
05/08/2014 - In our families we learn to love and to recognise the dignity of all, especially of the elderly.
04/01/2014 - Dear parents, teach your children to pray. Pray with them.
03/08/2014 - The challenge for Christian spouses: remaining together, knowing how to love one another always, and doing so in a way that their love grows.
03/03/2014 - How to live a good marriage? United to the Lord, who always renews our love and strengthens it to overcome every difficulty.
02/27/2014 - In a family it is normal to take charge of those who need help. Do not be afraid of frailty!
09/28/2013 - Every marriage has difficult moments. But these experiences of the Cross can make the path of love even stronger.