World Meeting of Families – Pastoral Congress

Photo: Sr. Nathalie Becquart (National Service for Youth Evangelization and Vocations, Bishop’s Conference, France) with Fr. Willie Purcell (National Vocations Coordinator)

The National Vocations Office participated as an exhibitor in the Pastoral Congress of the World Meeting of families. It was a busy three days meeting families and clergy from across the world as well as from every county in Ireland.  It was very uplifting to experience the energy, joy and faith of so many people, especially families at the congress.

Bishop Denis Brennan, Fr, Willie Purcell
& Deacon Eric Cooney

Fr Willie Purcell, Bishop Brendan Leahy
& Deacon Eric Cooney

Rev Eric Cooney, Bishop Francis Duffy,
Fr Willie Purcell, Anthony Hartnett
& Bishop Ray Field

Fr Willie Purcell, Deacon Eric Cooney
and Fr John Gilligan