Category: Parenting

The Decisive Battle Will Be Over Marriage and Family

The Decisive Battle Will Be Over Marriage and Family

Sunday Sermon for December 31, 2017, Holy Family, Year B Readings: Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Col 3:12-21; Lk 2:22-40 We celebrate today a feast that has become one of the most important in the Church’s...

Parents have no idea what doctors are telling their kids behind closed doors

Parents have no idea what doctors are telling their kids behind closed doors

Highly-educated professionals in a healing occupation who should know better sometimes discourage children from staying close to the people who care the most about them in the whole world. They often have contempt for...

What’s the Message? A Media Awareness Checklist for Catholic Families

What’s the Message? A Media Awareness Checklist for Catholic Families

By regularly evaluating the messages your kids’ favorite media contain, you can help them develop critical thinking skills, and the habit of critically evaluating the messages and values society would like them to accept as their own.

Educating Children in the Faith by Bill and Marian Bacik

Educating Children in the Faith by Bill and Marian Bacik

by Bill and Marian Bacik Parents have an obligation to rear and educate their children but it is vital for them to ask the question, “What does it mean to educate a child?” From...

Sex Education – You Can Say No

Sex Education – You Can Say No

“It is recommended that parents associate with other parents, not only in order to protect, maintain or fill out their own role as primary educators of their children…but also to fight against damaging forms...

Questioning the Texts

Questioning the Texts

By Thomas A. Szyszkiewicz The US bishops’ review of catechetical materials has yielded some improvements, but fundamental problems remain unsolved. Aug 2004 (CWR) – Parents, do you know what catechism your children are reading?...

Looking for a Catholic Grade School?

Looking for a Catholic Grade School?

Sometimes this can be very overwhelming. Here are some guidelines to have in mind when you are looking for a great Catholic School. First Step: *Have a meeting with the Principal of the School...

A Parent’s Guide: Teaching the Truth & Meaning of Human Sexuality. FEATURED ON EWTN!

A Parent’s Guide: Teaching the Truth & Meaning of Human Sexuality. FEATURED ON EWTN!

A Parent’s Guide is a dynamic, one hour video produced by Catholic Parents OnLine featuring parents, grandparents, educators, and members of the clergy and medical profession as they share their experiences living out the...