Liturgical Resources

Opening Ceremony

Please download here the following resources for the Opening Ceremony:

Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia

Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) is a post-Synodal apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis on love in the family. It was signed on 19 March 2016 on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, and brings together the results of the two Synods on the family convoked by Pope Francis in 2014 and 2015. It frequently cites their final Reports, documents and teachings of his predecessors, and his own numerous catecheses on the family, as well as contributions of various Episcopal Conferences around the world.

Amoris Laetitia is available in

English - German  Spanish Arabic French Italian Polish Portuguese Chinese (China)Chinese (Taiwan)

Summary of Amoris Laetitia: Read here

Archbishop Diarmuid’s Pastoral Reflections on Amoris Laetitia: read here 


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