Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Watch Over Your Children

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Dear married couples, watch over your children and, in a world dominated by technology, transmit to them, with serenity and trust, reasons for living, the strength of faith, pointing them towards high goals and supporting them in their fragility. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Homily, June 3rd, 2012, Milan, Italy Don’t forget to visit the World Meeting of Families website!  

Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

No Family; No Future

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…Without the family humanity has no future; young people in particular need to learn the values that give meaning to life, they need to be born into and grow up in that community of life and love which God Himself desired for men and women. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI General Audience, Saint Peter’s, June 6th, 2012 Don’t forget to visit …

Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

The Rights of Parents

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The family is one of the indispensable social subjects for the achievement of a culture of peace. The rights of parents and their primary role in the education of their children in the area of morality and religion must be safeguarded. It is in the family that peacemakers, tomorrow’s promoters of a culture of life and love, are born and …

Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

The Decisive Role of the Family

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No one should ignore or underestimate the decisive role of the family, which is the basic cell of society from the demographic, ethical, pedagogical, economic and political standpoints. The family has a natural vocation to promote life: it accompanies individuals as they mature and it encourages mutual growth and enrichment through caring and sharing. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI December 8th, …

Web Devotions

“Wasting time” On the Computer Again? How About Making it a Fruitful Encounter with Christ Instead with Web Devotions?  Here follows some encouraging words on the matter from no less than Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis on the subject. As well as links to some of our favored “web devotions”. Although we do them in chapel or in …