Welcome Grandparents & Elders!

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

 

Grandparent Testimony from the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, see it onProclaim on Vimeo.

 

 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

 

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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

 

 

Rediscover Faith YouTube Video Links

2016 Catholic Grandparent Conference Videos   

30:34 "Intergenerational Faith: A Key to Reviving Our Spiritual Heritage" by Katherine Kersten