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The purpose of this webpage is to share digital and written resources with parents who are looking to share their Catholic beliefs and values with their children and bring their family closer to God. Also, parents can find tools to understand what their teenage child is going through and how to assist them with their needs. 


Catholic Parent Revival logoHosting a Catholic Parent Revival Using the Live Stream Feed

The first ever Catholic Parent Revival (CPR) will occur live in San Antonio during the NCCYM on December 6 from 11:00 am-5:00 pm cst. This event will also be live streamed and parish leaders and parents are encouraged to host their own small groups of parents and grandparents in parishes, schools and homes. A program book with notes for the host will be available as a free download by mid-November for those interested in hosting a live stream group. To register, just sign up for a live stream feed (one per site is required) and use the promotional flyer and bulletin announcements found at www.catholicparentrevival.org to help spread the word. Attendees will be treated to a day of inspiring speakers, moving music, and meaningful prayer as they breathe new life into the role that faith takes within their home, the domestic church.



Help Parents Embrace Their Call to Be the Domestic Church

As the Synod on the Family (October 5-19 in Rome) concludes the first part of their work,, consider promoting this four minute video reflection with parents to help them understand and embrace their call to be a domestic church in the world. A version has also been created in Spanish. These videos have discussion questions at the very end which invite parents to consider how they are living their faith and passing it on to their family at home during the week. These videos are produced by Outside Da Box and provided as a free resource thanks to funding by the ACTA Foundation for the Strong Catholic Family National Initiative aimed at helping the Church partner more closely with parents to bring home the faith.



Carlos Whittaker - Parent Cue

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