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Respect for Parents

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Understanding our Parents, Family

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Respect for Parents

  1. 1. FILIPINO CHRISTIAN FAMILY: “Honoring Parents” “The Family: Covenant, Church and Foundation of Society
  2. 2. FILIPINOS KNOWN FOR THEIR LOVE OF THE FAMILY
  3. 3. Typical Filipino Family
  4. 4. Typical Filipino Family Nanay Tatay Kuya Baby Bantay Lola Ate Lolo
  5. 5. EXTENDED FAMILY LOLA AND APO MOMMY ONLY AND KIDS Familyhaschanging definitions How did the sharing help you understand your classmates better?”
  6. 6. Our families are central to our being Filipino We value our families:  in the way we RELATE to our parents and siblings  in our DEVOTION to their needs,  and even in the KINDS OF CHOICES WE MAKE in terms of career or vocation.
  7. 7. It brings about changes in all areas of life and some have ADVERSE EFFECTS especially on the FAMILY.
  8. 8. One of the institutionsthat has been most challenged and influenced by the process of change: The nerve center of society
  9. 9. CHRISTIAN FAMILY: “HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER” and DUTIES OF THE CHRISTIAN FAMILY TO SOCIETY
  10. 10. Exodus 20:12 WHAT DO WE MEAN WHEN WE HONOR OUR PARENTS?
  11. 11. Ephesians 6:2 Our families BUILD UP OUR GREATER COMMUNITY by being the ORIGINATING CONTEXT of every individual’s values and loving concern for others.
  12. 12. The 4th Commandment The principal commandment that expresses and promotes the love and respect family members extend to one another.
  13. 13. Sirach 3: 1-16
  14. 14. DIFFICULTY TO HONOR OUR PARENTS ABUSIVE / NEGLECTFUL OF THEIR DUTIES
  15. 15. CHILDREN DISTANCING FROM PARENTS
  16. 16. GENERATION GAP
  17. 17. In a society conditioned by media where short-term relationships are increasingly accepted We turn to the family as an institution of fidelity and commitment.
  18. 18. Children have the obligation to respect their parents. When children respect their parents, they grow in loving relationship with one another and deeper sharing in God’s love.
  19. 19. Children must grow up with a correct attitude of freedom with regard to material goods Adopt a simple lifestyle and fully convinced that man is more precious than what he has.
  20. 20. To honor and care for the elderly in our family is our obligation We should not treat them as objects to be pushed aside and ignored.
  21. 21. It is also our obligation to love our siblings When we love our brothers and sisters; we are giving honor to our parents as well.
  22. 22. It is the duty of the parents to nurture and guide their children To contribute to the welfare of the community and our society.
  23. 23. Duty of parents: to courageously train the children in the essential values of human life 1. By word and example 2. Daily round of choices 3. Concrete actions and signs 4. Actualize the gifts of children 5. Cultivate respect for others 6. Instill a sense of justice 7. Practice dialogue 8. Inspire generous service for others
  24. 24. Values caught in the family 1. Respect for other people 2. Value of life 3. Value of work 4. Prudent use of resources 5. Concern for environment 6. Religious and cultural traditions 7. Power of prayer 8. Discipline 9. Love of country
  25. 25. IN OUR FAMILIES,WE SHOULD • Learn to listen • Do things together • Learn to say “Sorry” and “I forgive you” • Learn to say “I love you”
  26. 26. Though we may have had negative experiences within our families: occasion when we felt unloved or rejected. Through the help of others and God’s healing grace, we can still choose to become loving individuals despite our hurts.
  27. 27. The best of schools cannot compensate for the lack of strong family ties and Filipino values. “Show me a good student and I will show you a good family.”
  28. 28. When you are a part of a Filipino family, are you safe?
  29. 29. 1. Covenant Relationship We should love and respect our parents and siblings not because of what they do for us, but simply because they are part of our family and are therefore worthy of our love and respect.
  30. 30. Relationship within the family should be based on authentic love and trust.
  31. 31. 2. Every family is a “Church in the home.” As such, every family has the duty to form their members according to basic Christian truths and values – through prayer, study of the faith works of charity, and a deepening of our life in the big Church.
  32. 32. The family is an irreplaceable school in developing, guarding, and transmitting the social virtues.
  33. 33. 3. Family as a Foundation of the Society All families are called to form their members in order to deepen their love and concern for their local community and country. Each family has particular responsibilities toward the greater society in general.
  34. 34. Family is an irreplaceable school in developing values of : Respect Dialogue Generosity Justice Love Philippine society is becoming more depersonalized
  35. 35. We are families. We are products of the upbringing love, and experiences we have within our families. Sometimes, without realizing it, we share the same habits, tendencies, attitude, and values with our other family members.
  36. 36. Though we may have had negative experiences within our families: occasion when we felt unloved or rejected. Through the help others and God’s healing grace, we can still choose to become loving despite our hurts.
  37. 37. Prayer of Young People and Children for their Parents Most loving Father, we thank and bless You for giving us families were we can share life’s joys We ask you, Lord, to protect and watch over our families, so that in the strength of Your grace its members may enjoy prosperity, possess the priceless gift of Your peace and bear witness in this world to Your glory

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