Parent Resources

During Advent, the Faith Formation and Family Life Departments are featuring our best resources to help parents and families find the real meaning of the season.  Browse below for our best essays and videos!

Jesus, Lord of the Universe, Lord of our Home

Throughout life we have been presented with a variety of questions. Some were light and easy while others were more difficult and complex. Can you think of a question you had to answer that would change your life forever? Jesus proposed the most important question of...

Teaching Children Moral Excellence

As parents, we want the absolute best for our children. We want our children to possess a certain set of values for their own personal character development and for the good of those around them. Here is a little exercise: look at the following twelve values and pick...

Giving Children Back to Christ Through Mary

Just like that, my husband and I were sitting in the pew alone. For over fifteen years we managed children during Mass, but suddenly one Sunday the girls were helping with their jobs and our youngest boy was assisting as an altar server. I could hear all those times...
Prepare Your Heart for Christmas

Parents as Catechists

Parents: Primary Teachers of the Faith