Category: Parenting

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...

‘The Challenge of Raising Upright Children in a World of Political Correctness’

‘The Challenge of Raising Upright Children in a World of Political Correctness’

By Katherine Kersten Katherine Kersten is a Senior Fellow for Cultural Studies at the Center of the American Experiment, columnist for the Star Tribune, and co-author of “Close to Home.” Katherine is said to...

Choosing a Catholic High School: Questions Parents Should Ask of Schools

Choosing a Catholic High School: Questions Parents Should Ask of Schools

Leadership Does the school’s mission statement clearly refer to the formation of students in the Catholic faith, making students saints or the salvation of souls? Who are your board members?  Are they practicing Catholics?...

TEACH THE CHILDREN – A Christmas Story

TEACH THE CHILDREN – A Christmas Story

TEACH THE CHILDREN Late one Christmas Eve, I sank back, tired, but content, into my easy chair. The kids were in bed, the gifts were wrapped, the milk and cookies waited by the fireplace...

Danger Signs: Families Headed for Trouble

Danger Signs: Families Headed for Trouble

JAMES STENSON What is striking today is the huge percentage of seriously troubled youths from normal families. It seems that in our society the distinction between normal and dysfunctional has blurred. Or, to put...

Preparing Children for the ‘Real World’

Preparing Children for the ‘Real World’

By DR. RAY GUARENDI Dear Dr. Ray, I try hard to keep my kids innocent and to raise them more slowly than their peers. Regularly, I hear, “You can’t protect them forever. That’s a...

Mother Theresa’s Advice to Young People

Mother Theresa’s Advice to Young People

Mother Theresa’s Advice to Young People You are the future of family life. You are the future of the joy of loving. You are the future of making your life something beautiful for God…a...

Speaking to Children about Abortion

Speaking to Children about Abortion

by Father Frank Pavone At the start of the homily, I asked for a volunteer from among the youngest, smallest members of the congregation. Sharon, who was about six, came forward. I had her...