Voice of the Family conference for young Catholics 2018: texts and videos available


From 19-21 October around fifty young people gathered from across the world for the Voice of the Family weekend of prayer and formation in Rome entitled Created for Heaven: the mission of Catholic young adults in today’s world.

The weekend, which coincided with the Vatican’s Youth Synod, comprised of formation for a new generation of Catholic leaders, a pilgrimage to holy sites in Rome and forging a fellowship in faith to support one another in up-holding Catholic teaching on life and the family in the public square.


The videos and texts of all talks delivered over the weekend can be viewed through the links below.

John-Henry Westen: Vocation to marriage and family life (video)

Dr Anthony McCarthy: Contraception, liberal androgyny and gender ideology (video)

Fr Anthony Pillari: “My power is made perfect in weakness”: becoming soldiers for Christ as priests and religious amidst today’s persecution (text & video)

Varro Vooglaid: Restoring the militant spirit is our fundamental duty as faithful Catholic men (text & video)

Reflection on the vocation to the contemplative life by a Carmelite nun (text)

Virginia Coda Nunziante: Countering the challenges of today’s society as Catholic women (text)

H.E. Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke:  The Universal Vocation: Holiness of Life (video)