Reflections" regarding THE PATH TO COMMUNION (continued)
Spirit of Love!
Come that we may be one, as the Father and You
One united through our
Our Lady of
Challenges facing Christian families
reminds us that
created the first man and the first
Adam and Eve,
"to be fruitful and multiply." (Genesis 1:28)
In this holy, safe place
called the FAMILY,
new life begins and
we should welcome this new life
as a true, living gift from God.
A family brought up with the life and Word of God forms, so to speak, a domestic Church from which will spring forth many fruits!
One of the
Pope John Paul II
reminds us that prayerful devotion to Mary
He reminds us that many deadly attitudes are being waged
against our families
control pills which are abortifacients ~~
the face of these attacks, he reminds us that
He sends us the reminder that there is an "...urgent need of a broad catechetical effort regarding the Christian ideal of conjugal (Husband and wife joined in marriage) communion and family life, including a spirituality of our fatherhood and motherhood."
He feels strongly that greater attention must be given to men as husbands and fathers,
as well as to the responsibility which they share with their wives for
In order to properly prepare for our great vocation as mother or father, he stressed the importance of a serious preparation of our young people for the Sacrament of Matrimony which reflects Catholic teachings.
Because our Christian family
THIS IS HOW THE FAITH
IS HANDED DOWN to our children!
Therefore it is of great importance for
our families to set aside time
He reassures us that if this is done, the family will definitely be strengthened, especially the marriage.
With a good Christian example being taught, our children will able to learn that they are able to realize the
"universal call to holiness"
through Christian family life.
We must always
that as long as the family remains united, our society will be strong because the
IS THE FOUNDATION OF SOCIETY!!!