Family

He’s Not Afraid of Evil, but Young People are Scaring This Exorcist

“Kids go to the Internet for answers and end up in places that derail their morality and their discernment between ...
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New Marriage Rite Offers Much-Needed Catechesis

Not only does “matrimony” convey greater solemnity than “marriage,” but the Latin matrimonium also means “the state of being a ...
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The Catholic Origins of Halloween

The origins of Halloween are, in fact, very Christian and rather American. Halloween falls on October 31 because of a ...
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C.S. Lewis’ 5 Writing Tips to a Child

In 1956, C.S. Lewis responded to a letter from a little girl named Joan, who had apparently sent ...
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Male and Female He Created and Redeemed Them

The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary help us to see the ultimate completion and destiny of this humanity we all ...
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Marriage Crucifix

Marriage is the most challenging vocation there is and divorce everywhere is on the rise. Yet there is one small ...
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Why Pregnancy is a Mega-Gift

We should be in awe and be filled with a divine joy at the mere thought of a new child ...
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Catholics Are Leaving the Faith by Age 10 — So What Can Parents Do About It?

Researcher Mark Gray at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate stated the ‘whole concept of faith’ is losing ...
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Make Bedtime Sacred Story Time with Your Kids

Do you read religious bedtime stories to your kids? You can make those stories do double duty by weaving in ...
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SATAN HATES THE FAMILY. HERE’S WHY.

The final war between Satan and the Lord God is over the family. Why? Because the family is an icon ...
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The Essential Presence of a Father

A loving and fatherly presence is the greatest testament to the unchanging love of the Father whose image we all ...
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The Forgotten Virtue: Modesty In Dress

Dress for both men and women has changed dramatically during the last fifty years. Much of what is worn today ...
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Warning – Are You Being Targeted For Euthanasia?

By Mary Therese Helmueller, R.N. In 1984, while working as charge nurse in the intensive care unit, a 20-year-old man ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Questioning the Texts

By Thomas A. Szyszkiewicz The US bishops' review of catechetical materials has yielded some improvements, but fundamental problems remain unsolved ...
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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 ...
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Does Sex Ed Undermine Parental Rights?

Unless a broader parental opt out is added, New York City’s new policies will continue to usurp parents’ just (and ...
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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 ...
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Unicef Halloween Box Donations Used To Fund Pro-Abortion Activism

NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2001 (LSN.ca) - "Parents would be scandalized to know UNICEF actively promotes abortion and sexual ...
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Vatican Response To HERESY LAWSUIT In Church Courts Against pro-abortion Catholic politicians”

UNICEF Devolves A dangerous leftward slide. By Douglas Sylva October 31, 2003 Radical feminism has a way of attaching itself ...
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US Bishop Aquila Warns Catholic Pro-Abortion Politicians They “Risk the Possibility of Hell”

www.lifesite.net FARGO, ND, May 7, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The scandal of U.S. Catholic pro-abortion politicians defying Catholic teaching and ...
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Priests for Life

PRIESTS FOR LIFE BI-WEEKLY COLUMN by Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director, Priests for Life You Wouldn't Even Ask If a ...
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Ideas for Sanctifying Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls Day

Suggestions and ideas to create a Catholic atmosphere in the home (Domestic Church) for Halloween, All Saints Day and All ...
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Prayer for the Consecration of the Family

Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary, I come to you to consecrate myself and my entire family ...
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Recommended Readings on Marriage, Family & Sexuality

RECOMMENDED READING ON MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY Marriage: A Path to Sanctity, by Javier Abad and Eugenio Fenoy Covenanted Happiness, ...
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MUST READ FOR ALL CATHOLICS! When Spouses Speak the Truth With Their Bodies

A Pastoral Letter Code: ZE03110803 Date: 2003-11-08 When Spouses Speak the Truth With Their Bodies Bishop Victor Galeone on ...
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Are You Poisoning Your Marriage?

Are You Poisoning Your Marriage? By Fr. Paul Check, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Stamford, CT Are you poisoning ...
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Prom Info – A Good Set of Rules!

STUDENTS You do not have to spend an excessive amount of money to have fun at Prom. You do not ...
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‘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 ...
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The Role of Godparents

The role of the godparent for baptism is rooted in the role of the sponsor in the catechumenate, which originated ...
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Looking for a Catholic High School?

The October, 1999 issue of The Catholic Servant, listed some excellent questions for parents to ask before selecting the best ...
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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 ...
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Learning to Forgive – Angry students repress their feelings, but there is another option.

Our research and clinical studies demonstrate that forgiveness can diminish angry feelings, hostile behaviors, and aggressive, obsessive thoughts ...
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Generation to Generation: Nurturing the Faith in Our Homes

From the moment we hold our child for the first time, we care for his physical needs. We feed him, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Fashioning a Response to Immodest Clothing

Let me assure the parents reading this: You aren’t alone! Thousands of families are going through the same thing. So ...
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You Must Know the Reasons Behind A Behavior to Change It

Because of the you must know why myth, you may think that really good parents should be psychologically slick enough ...
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Resenting Chastity

If we are to truly love a person of the opposite sex, we must be able to see much more ...
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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 ...
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Family Watchdog – Protect your Family!

Family Watchdog is a free service to help locate registered sex offenders in your area ...
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Children Thrive When Parents Follow Religious Beliefs, Study Shows

Children with religious parents are better behaved and appear happier than children raised by parents without the influence of religious ...
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‘Top 10 Catholic parenting tips found in the 10 Commandments’ – Top Home and Family story of 2006

Parents play a crucial role as lead characters in their children's real-life video, teaching by the words they choose, the ...
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Screwtape’s Strategies and Pornography

Alias Screwtape My Dear Wormwood: For your careful review, I have outlined below our strategies for destroying faith and family ...
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Executive Summary: The Effects of Pornography on Individuals, Marriage, Family and Community

Social scientists, clinical psychologists, and biologists have begun to clarify some of the social and psychological effects, and neurologists are ...
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The Pokemon Phenomenon

Today’s adults recall playing board games and trading baseball cards when they were young. So, it would not seem unusual ...
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The Weight of Smut

Mary Eberstadt warns that America is growing fat on pornography ...
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Marriage: A Way to Heaven

The emotional health of future generations really depends on the state of marriage in a culture ...
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Catholic Traditions for Advent and Christmas

How can families better live the spirit of Advent and Christmas in their homes? ...
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How should I select godparents for my child?

The Catholic Spirit Father Michael Van Sloun When it comes time to baptize a child, it is also time ...
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Do Mothers Matter?

How surrogacy and egg donation, which first gained national attention in the 1980s, are bringing into the world a class ...
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Reflections on being a grandfather

The grandfather has lived long enough to know how shallow and ephemeral fads can be ...
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