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Family Resources for the Year of Faith


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Handing on the faith is a privileged and joyful task of parents, but it can seem daunting at times. That’s why the Year of Faith, which began Oct. 11, 2012, is such a blessing. During this time the whole Church focuses on nurturing the gift of faith we received at baptism. Dioceses and parishes have planned special activities, many designed for families. But there’s much that families can do, right in the home, to help members deepen their relationship with Christ. Below are a few suggestions to get started. Check back frequently, as more ideas will be added throughout the year.


Nurturing faith in the family through prayer, sacraments and catechesis:

Tips for keeping Sunday holy and family-oriented:

Celebrating the sacramental life of the Church as a family:

Prayers and Devotionals to learn and pray as a family:

Additional ideas and resources for strengthening faith in the family:

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