Family Arena

Family Arena Programme

WMOF2018 Pastoral Congress in the RDS

The Family Arena is a welcoming space for people of all ages. The daily workshops, liturgies and testimonies that will take place in this space are aimed to engage family members of all ages and stages on their own faith journey. Everyone is encourage to relax, enjoy and learn more about growing in faith, hope and love together. 

The Family Arena provides a warm, friendly environment where family life is experienced, shared, encouraged and nurtured. Music, dance, songs, testimonies and workshops will all take place throughout the day in the Family Arena.

Feel free to drop in at any stage during the day with friends and family. Children of all ages are welcome. Under 18s must remain supervised by an accompanying adult at all times.

Wednesday 22nd August

  • 10:00 - 11:00 - Care for our Common Home - Eco Awareness workshop for families. 
  • 11:00 - 12:00 - Gospel Music - Vibrant and entertaining
  • 14:00 - 14:20 - Gospel Music - Vibrant and entertaining
  • 14:30 - 15:20 - Keynote address
  • 15:30 - 16:00 - Testimony
  • 16:30 - 18:00 - Mass
  • 18:30 - 20:00 - Rexband - Jesus Youth Missionary Movement


Thursday 23rd August

  • 10:00 - 10:30 - Ceilí Music - Traditional Irish music provided by Comhltas Ceoltóirí Eireann
  • 10:30 - 11:00 - Launch of YOUCAT for Kids - Launch of the new YOUCAT for young children
  • 11:00 - 12:00 - Kisi Kids - Spreading the Gospels through Songs & Musicals
  • 14:30 - 15:20 - Keynote address
  • 15:30 - 16:00 - Testimonies
  • 16:30 - 18:00 - Mass
  • 18:30 - 20:00 - Rend Collective, Purveyors of Good News - Christian Folk Rock, Praise and Worship


Friday 24th August

  • 10:00 - 11:00 - Families of Faith in the Irish Music Tradition - Traditional Irish music, testimonies, dancing and stories by 
    Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
  • 11:00 - 12:00 - Audrey Assad
  • 14:30 - 15:20 - Keynote address
  • 15:30 - 16:00 - Testimonies
  • 16:30 - 18:00 -  Mass

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WMOF2018 Office

Holy Cross Diocesan Centre,

Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3, Ireland

Tel.: +353 1 567 6800

Email: info@worldmeeting2018.ie

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