Conference Report 20162017-10-16T11:16:26+00:00

The third national Renaissance of Marriage Conference was held in Sydney on October 21-22, 2016. Drawing inspiration from Pope Francis’ Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, the conference placed a strong emphasis on promoting initiatives that met the real needs of couples and families.
The conference was the largest national gathering of organisations and individuals working in the area of marriage and relationship education.
The Renaissance of Marriage Conference was hosted by the Marriage Resource Centre, an initiative of PMRC (Australia) and co-sponsored by the Australian Catholic Family and Marriage Council (ACMFC) and the Catholic Society for Marriage Educators (CSME). It received support from the Order of Malta, Notre Dame University and Campion College.Marriage Conference was held in Sydney on October 21-22, 2016. Drawing inspiration from Pope Francis’ Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, the conference placed a strong emphasis on promoting initiatives that met the real needs of couples and families.
The conference was the largest national gathering of organisations and individuals working in the area of marriage and relationship education.
The Renaissance of Marriage Conference was hosted by the Marriage Resource Centre, an initiative of PMRC (Australia) and co-sponsored by the Australian Catholic Family and Marriage Council (ACMFC) and the Catholic Society for Marriage Educators (CSME). It received support from the Order of Malta, Notre Dame University and Campion College.

“Perhaps now more than at any time in our history we need a renaissance, a rediscovery . . . united in the goal of advancing our understanding of Catholic marriage.” – Bishop Michael Kennedy, Bishops’ Delegate to the Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council and the Catholic Society For Marriage Education