Video recording of the Official Prayer for the First World Day for Grandparents and the ElderlyFriday, July 23, 2021
Today, in preparation for this Sunday’s First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly (25 July 2021), the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life released a video recording of the Official Prayer for this World Day. The video brings together voices from around the world, alongside the participation of Pope Francis himself.
Two Canadians are featured in this official video: Most Rev. Laurent Noël, Bishop Emeritus of Trois-Rivières, who recently turned 101 years old and Mrs. Rita Strauss, a grandmother from the Archdiocese of Edmonton.
Further information and resources regarding the First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, including the CCCB’s own written and video Message, can be accessed at the following link: https://www.cccb.ca/faith-moral-issues/family-and-life/grandparents-and-the-elderly/