“We chronicled green shoots growing up in the Church. Consistently we have looked at the good that we, Christians, the Church, are doing in Ireland and the world,” said CI News editor Susan Gately.
“I see this conference as an endorsement of the key role the elderly play in our Church and in society today. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI recognised that critical role when he wrote a special Prayer for Grandparents in 2008” - Bishop Denis Nulty.
“A society that has no room for the elderly or discards them because they create problems has a deadly virus.”
Grandparents need to communicate faith by combining life experience with the technology that is intrinsic to their grandchildren’s lives, according to Catherine Wiley.
Grandparents understand the challenges that face their daughters and sons as parents, “because we have lived similar challenges in our own lives”.
Bishop Brendan Leahy urges grandparents to help their grandchildren in the faith at 2015 Catholic Grandparents Pilgrimage in Knock.
"With my last breath, please God, I will be passing on the faith," says Catherine Wiley.
A dedicated day for grandparents would recognise that “grandparents are the anchor in families - they are anchored by faith.”
"We have got to do everything to counteract that ['euthanasia'] mentality" founder of Catholic Grandparents Association warns.
Catholic Grandparents Association founder, Catherine Wiley, to give a testimony highlighting the vocation of grandparents.
Catholic Grandparents Association promotes grandparents' contribution to family, Church and society on World Grandparents Day.
Grandparents are the wisdom of a family, Pope Francis states.
Catholic Grandparents Association launches new branch in the Philippines.