Diocesan Parent Sessions for Parishes

Please contact the diocesan coordinator of Catechetics for the Diocesan Parent Sessions in English.

For the session in French click here

Parenting

Parenting today holds many challenges and joys.  Numerous resources are available to you as a parent through the Archdiocese of Saint Boniface and the Catholic Church.

 

Marriage, Family & Life

 

 

   Catholic family life is an opportunity to recognize the grace of God in daily living. Click on the photo below to check out all the Loyola Press ideas on how to murture your family's faith activities, mealtimes, inspiration in daily family life, or how to talk with kids about faith!

 

Printable or view the PDFs!

Seven new e-newsletters, available in English or Spanish, are designed to nurture adult faith and spirituality in a practical, accessible, and environmentally friendly way. The e-format of these newsletters makes them convenient for parents to read and easy for you to send. Save both time and trees by simply clicking a button!

The e-newsletters will be posted approximately one month prior to suggested distribution.

 

Suggested Distribution for 2016-17 school year:

Issue 1: Start of program

Issue 1: English

Issue 1: Spanish

Issue 2: Fall

Issue 2: English

Issue 2: Spanish

Advent

Advent: English

Advent: Spanish

Issue 3: Winter

Issue 3: English

Issue 3: Spanish

Lent: Ash Wednesday

Lent: English

Lent: Spanish

Issue 4: Spring

Issue 4: English

Issue 4: Spanish

Issue 5: End of program

Issue 5: English

Issue 5: Spanish


 

Online Finding God family resources support parents as they pass on the faith to their children.

 

Grandparents

Grandparents have a precious role in a child's and youth's spiritual and religious development.

 

Pope points to vital role of grandparents in passing on faith

(Vatican Radio) The vital role of grandparents in passing on the faith through their families: echoing a theme that he spoke of during the flight over to Brazil, Pope Francis on Friday stressed the essential dialogue between the youngest and oldest members of society…

Listen to Philippa Hitchen's report: RealAudioMP3

 

 

Our mission

“To help Grandparents pass on the faith and keep prayer in the heart of family life”

To provide advice and information to help Grandparents pass on the faith.

Grandparents Pilgrimages are organised worldwide annually.

The Pope’s universal Prayer for Grandparents, written by Pope Benedict XVI at our request, is distributed and promoted by the CGA.

The childrens’ Prayer Appeal - Children are invited to compose prayers in honour of their Grandparents. These are presented at the Offertory during Pilgrimage Masses.

Grandparents’ Day in School – where Grandparents share experiences and stories of growing-up.

Adopt-a-Prayer-Child - Grandparents Pray for sick children by name.

Children’s Eucharistic Prayer Card – this encourages Grandparents to introduce their Grandchildren to pray before the Blessed Sacrament.

Fun and Faith-filled Events – Grandparents Masses, workshops, prayer services, walks of faith etc.

Members’ Intentions are remembered in monthly Masses and prayers

To establish a World Grandparents Day

 

 

New Evangelization for Parents

Tom McGrath, author of Raising Faith-Filled Kids, shares what the New Evangelization means for parents.

10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know about Evangelization from Loyola Press

 

 

Love your neighbor. Walk with those who are struggling. Pope Francis’s words could have come straight from the Gospels to “love the Lord with all our heart, with all our soul, with all our strength and mind, and our neighbor as ourselves.” (Luke 10:27)

Pope Francis’s simple message of mercy, service, and renewal has spread to every corner of the world. Through his calm demeanor, selfless actions, and welcoming invitation to others, Pope Francis models the new evangelization. Discover his tips on how anyone can evangelize.

10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know about Evangelization

  1. Anyone Can Evangelize!

  2. Want Authentic Personal Fulfillment? Evangelize!

  3. Evangelization Starts with Our Own Relationship with Jesus

  4. Live By Faith-Filled Example

  5. An Evangelizer is Joyful and Others Can Tell

  6. Hello. My name is…Evangelizers Meet People!

  7. Proclaim the Basics: Jesus Loves All!

  8. Get Out of Our Comfort Zone

  9. Mix and Mingle with All People

  10. Evangelization is for Everyone!

     

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