Posts Tagged ‘grandparents’
In an address to the Eucharistic Youth Movement on August 7, 2015, Pope Francis spoke about the normalcy of tension within the family and urged that grandparents, whose patience and experience enables them to deal well with conflict, be included in the family.
Grandparents and the elderly have a special vocation of prayer and witness to offer the world, and especially younger generations.
Speaking to the Pontifical Academy for Life, Pope Francis encouraged everyone – and especially families – to care tenderly for the elderly and those close to death.
Pope Francis focused his weekly catechesis on the family on the topic of grandparents, in which he spoke about society’s neglect of their care.
Looking for Lenten resolutions to do with your spouse? Try these, inspired by Pope Francis!
In his Angelus message on the Feast of the Holy Family, Pope Francis encouraged families to keep Jesus at the center of their lives.
On September 28, 2014, Pope Francis spoke about the invaluable role the elderly and grandparents play in our world and called us to cultivate a society in which they are valued and cared for.
Grandchildren are such a blessing! Dennis recounts a special experience he had recently that reminded him of how wonderful it is to be a grandpa.
Grandparents enrich the life of their families. They should be cherished, not merely tolerated (Follow the Way of Love). What have you learned about marriage from an older family member?
A new Spanish-language film (with English subtitles) from the USCCB illustrates through a dramatic plotline the beauty of lifelong married love between a man and a woman. Take a look!
The Pontifical Council for the Family invites all families to Rome for a special pilgrimage of families to St. Peter’s tomb, October 26-27. The pilgrimage will celebrate the family as a privileged place for teaching the faith and as an antidote against excessive individualism.