Family Life

Our Mission
Through prayer, education, and action, the Family Life Office assists in evangelizing and empowering Catholic families so each member can fulfill his or her vocation in the Church and in the world, fully appreciating the dignity of all human life from the moment of conception until natural death.

IT'S OFFICIAL: POPE FRANCIS IS COMING TO PHILADELPHIA!

We are excited to share that we received official confirmation that the Holy Father will be joining us in Philadelphia in September 2015 for the World Meeting of Families. We look forward to welcoming Pope Francis not only to Philadelphia for the first time, but to the U.S! We hope to see you in Philadelphia for this joyous event! Learn more about the World Meeting and registration by visiting http://www.worldmeeting2015.org.

The Diocese of Charleston-Office of Family Life is organizing a trip that will include only transportation and lodging from September 21-28, 2015. Registrations must be done by the individual or family online at http://www.worldmeeting2015.org/. Please contact the Office of Family Life if you have any questions or would like to be a part of the diocesan trip by emailing FamilyLifeatcatholic-doc [dot] org or calling the office at 803.547.5063. If families or parishes would like to arrange their own trip, they should visit http://www.worldmeeting2015.org.

A Workshop on Catholic Bioethics & End-of-Life

Nov. 10 from 9-12pm at Bon Secour- St. Francis Hospital in Charleston

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US Bishops Movement for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty

The U.S. bishops have approved a pastoral strategy to advance a Movement for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty. It is essentially a call to prayer, penance, and sacrifice for the sake of renewing a culture of life, marriage, and religious liberty in our country. more info.

Protect Conscience Rights

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops urges the faithful to stay aware of the need for conscience protection in the field of health care and health coverage. The HHS Final Rule still requires action in Congress and by the courts to protect conscience rights. Urge Congress to support the Health Care Conscience Rights Acts. Find out how by clicking here.

Health Care Power of Attorney

Health Care Power of Attorney

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