Parenting a Family of Faith

The family has the mission to guard, reveal, and communicate love, and this is a living reflection of and a real sharing in God's love for humanity and the love of Christ the Lord for the church, his bride.

Pope John Paul II. On the Family

We know that youth ministry does not happen in a vacuum. If churches want to truly serve young people they need to be reaching out to their families. Supporting marriages and families is vital. Some parents find themselves parenting alone or in less than ideal circumstances and the church needs to support and encourage them as well.

Developing Stong Catholic Families - NFCYM
The National Catholic Youth Conference 2011 was held in Indianapolis on November 17-19, 2011. There were over 23,000 youth gathered! One new line-up to the conference were parent mega workshops. Some of these were streamed live online. These are the recorded streams for your reference. Enjoy!

NCYC 2011: The Gift of Parenthood

NCYC 2011: Stories of Faith and Family

NCYC 2011: Talking With Teens About Taboo Topics

NCYC 2011: The Family that Prays Together

One of the most important tasks for the Church today is to promote the faith growth of families by encouraging families to share, celebrate, and live their faith at home and in the world.

Renewing the Vision, p.12