Parents are primary educators


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Parents are primary educators

  1. 1. It is… OUR sacred duty & joy OUR privilege & responsibility To teach future generations. Nat’l Directory of Catechesis pg. 87
  2. 2. Parents have the mission of teaching their children to pray and to discover their vocation as children of God. Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) #2226
  3. 3. Family members learn more about the Christian life by observing each other’s strengths or weaknesses than by formal instruction National Directory for Catechesis (NDC) pg. 101
  4. 4. Parents are the most influential agents of catechesis for their children Catechism of the Catholic Church #2222-2226
  5. 5. Parents are the primary educators and “the first heralds of the faith with regard to their children.” Dogmatic Constitution on the Church Lumen Gentium (LD) #11