Live Streaming

During WMOF2018 Pastoral Congress (22 to 24 August 2018), we live streamed the sessions taking place in Hall 8C and in Hall 2. 

Click on one of the Halls below to view sessions that took place in these locations.

Note: we are in the process of uploading more videos and texts from Pastoral Congress sessions. Check our speakers page for texts and videos in the coming weeks. 

Hall 8C

Hall 2

Wednesday Live Streaming Sessions

Hall 2

10:00 - 11:00    Panel 2:
Handing On the Faith in the Home Today. 

(Hall 2) – EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: Bishop Brendan Leahy, Diocese of Limerick, Ireland
●    Julie Kavanagh, Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
●    Paula and Joseph McKeown, Diocese of Down and Connor, Ireland (North)
●    Rosalinda and Jorge Carrillo, International Confederation of Christian Family Movements, Mexico
●    Liliana Olivieri de Pérez Bicecci, Psychologist, Catholic University of La Plata, Argentina

11:30 - 12:30    Presentation 1
Choose Life: Pope Francis on the ‘throw-away’ Culture.
(Hall 2) – EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Presenter: H.E. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines.

19:00 - 20:00 Panel 1:
Why Get Married in Church? Presenting Sacramental Marriage as a Path to Joy.

(Hall 2) – EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: Fr Michael Mc Ginnity, Family Ministry Director, Diocese of Down & Connor, Ireland (North)
●    Susan Gately, Journalist, Focolare New Families, Ireland
●    Fr Jose Granados, Vice-President of the Pontifical Council of St. John Paul II, Spain
●    Vivian and Douglas Moser, The Apostolic Movement of Schoenstatt, Spain
●    Prof. Dr Mounir Farag, Founder and Director of Saint Joseph Institute in Egypt and Middle East 

Hall 8C

10:00 - 11:00  Major Panel 1
In Light of the Word: Celebrating Family in the Judeo-Christian Tradition.

(Hall 8C) – EN  🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna, Austria.
●    The Most Reverend Dr Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough, Primate of Ireland and Metropolitan
●    Archpriest Mikhail Nasonov, Rector of the Russian Orthodox Patriarchal Monastery of the Church of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Dublin 
●    Rabbi Zalman S. Lent, Chief Rabbi, Dublin Hebrew Congregation & Chabad-Lubavitch of Ireland

11:30 - 12:30 Major Panel 2(a)
(Hall 8C) – EN  & ES 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Looking to Jesus: Presenting Commitment to Marriage as a Path to Joy Today.
Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec, Canada.
●    Mavis and Prof Ron Pirola, Parish and Marriage Resource Centre, Australia
●    Veronica and Jose Luis Villasẽnor, El camino de Emaús Retreats for Families, Mexico
●    Rosa and Lauro Cueto, Couples for Christ, Philippines and Ireland (North)

19:00 - 20:00 Major Panel 3
The Vocation of the Business Leader: A Family Business Perspective.
(Hall 8C) - EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Integral
Human Development.
●    Valentine Fievet, Vice-Chairperson of the Supervisory Board at Unibel, S.A.
●    Dr Gordian Gudenus, Partner and Director of Bank Gutmann Ag, Vienna, Austria
●    Santiago Peralta and Carla Barboto, Co-founders of Pacari Chocolate, Ecuador

Thursday Live Streaming Sessions

Hall 2

10:00 - 11:00    Presentation 1:
Pope Francis on the Revolution of Tenderness.

(Hall 2) – EN 🎧 IT, ES, FR
Presenter: H. E. Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriquez Maradiaga, Archbishop of Honduras.

11:30 - 12:30    Panel 1:
Celebrating Family and Sport 

(Hall 2) – EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: Fr. Philip Mulryne OP, Dominican Priest and Former Manchester United Player, Ireland.
•    Ronan O’Gara, Former Lions and IRFU Player, Ireland and NZ
•    Olive Foley, Widow of Anthony Foley, Munster Rugby, Ireland
•    Aidan O’Mahoney, Kerry GAA, Ireland
•    Bishop Paul Tighe, Secretary for the Pontifical Council for Culture

19:00 - 20:00 Presentation 1 
Turning Technology to the Greater Good: Faith, Family & Technology.

(Hall 2) – EN. 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Presenter: Dr Mary Aiken, Adjunct Associate Professor Geary Institute for Public Policy, UCD and Academic Advisor for Europol European Cybercrime Centre, Ireland. 
Description: An interactive presentation on turning technology to the good in our world and in our homes.

Hall 8C

10:00 - 11:00    Major Panel 1
When Plates Fly: Pope Francis on the Reality of Love in Family Life.

(Hall 8C) – EN 🎧 IT, ES, FR
Moderator: H. E. Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, USA.
•    Maruska and Eugene Smith, CANA, Ireland
•    Leigh and Steve Baumann, Retrouvaille International, USA and Canada
•    Leon Botolo Magoza and Marie Valentine Kisanga Sosawe, Democratic Republic of Congo
•    Daniel and Shelley Ee, Worldwide Marriage Encounter, Singapore 

11:30 - 12:30    Major Panel 2:
The Dignity and Beauty of Sexual Love: Finding New Language for Ancient Truths.

(Hall 8C) – EN.  🎧 IT, ES FR
Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, USA.
•    Dr. Lynette and Bosco McShane, Síolta, Ireland
•    Jose De Jesús Magana Martinez and Pilar Arango,  VIVE, Columbia
•    Barbara Duff, ACCORD, Ireland

19:00 - 20:00 Major Panel 3 
Care for our Common Home: Why the Family Matters to the Future of our Planet.

(Hall 8C) - EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, SDB, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar.
Description: An interactive seminar based upon the themes in Laudato Si’. This seminar will comprise of stories, music, national and international speakers acknowledging the urgency of our environmental challenges and joining Pope Francis in calling for a new dialogue and vision for the environment and the future of our planet. 
Keynote Address: H.E. Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, SDB, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar.
•   Deirdre Duff, Fossil Free Campaigner and organizer for Friends of the Earth and Medact
•   Dr Lorna Gold, Trócaire, Ireland 
•   Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director, Trócaire, Ireland
•   Prof. John Sweeney, Climatologist, Maynooth University
•   Carsterns Mulume, Director of Social Development, Episcopal Conference of Malawi
•   Juan Carlos Mendoza, UN Convention to Combat Dessertification, Colombia
•   Discovery Gospel Choir

Friday Live Streaming Sessions

Hall 2

10:00 - 11:00    Presentation 3: 
Pope Francis on the Gospel of the Family: What is Jesus Calling our Families to be? 

(Hall 2) – EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Presenter: Bishop Robert E. Barron, Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Los Angeles, USA

11:30-12:30    Panel 3:
The Family as an Agent of Peace in a Turbulent World. 

(Hall 2) – EN 🎧 ES, IT
Moderator: Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, USA.
•    Dr Monica Williams, Academic and Former Politician, Ireland (North)
•    Fr Michael Shields, Aid to the Church in Need, USA
•    David Livingstone, Testimony of Child Solider, Salt & Light, Uganda 

18:30 – 20:00    Bró Boru - Traditional Irish Music by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
(Hall 2) EN

Hall 8C

10:00 - 11:00    Major Panel 1
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

(Hall 8C) – EN 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: Baroness Prof Sheila Hollins, former member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, England
•    Marie Collins, Survivor of Abuse, Former member of the Pontifical Commission for Protection of Minors and Patron of ‘The Marie Collins Foundation’, Ireland
•    Barbara Thorp, Social Worker, Former Head of The Office for Pastoral Support and Child Protection, Archdiocese of Boston, USA
•    Prof. Gabriel Dy-Liacco, Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, Philippines 

11:30 - 12:30    Major Panel 2 (a)
Glued to our Phones: Can Technology become more Family Friendly?

(Hall 8C). EN. 🎧 ES, IT, FR
Moderator: Brenda Drumm, Media and Communications Manager WMOF2018
•    Aoibheann Mangan, 
•    Tim Hynes, CIO AIB
•    Monique Morrow, President and Co-Founder of the Humanized Internet
​•    John Hartnett, Founder and CEO of SVG Partners, LA 

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