Parental Resource Guide

This site is meant to be a helpful tool for catholic parents. Here you will find articles and guides to hopefully make your job as christian parent easier.


Confirmation: Who makes the decision?

By Dr. Cathleen McGreal Q: My son has decided he doesn’t want to be confirmed. Is there something I can do to convince him? Should I force him to go through with it?   A: Your strong desire to see your son confirmed is natural since our church teaches that confirmation deepens the grace 
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Technology and Safety Through the Eyes of Faith

These days children are flooded with all forms of communication and it seems that parents struggle when it comes to how to address the safety of their children in this digital world. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has created a website focused on ways to safeguard youth when it comes to technology[...]

Christian Movie Reviews

Here is another helpful resource for those looking for offensive content in movies. Plugged In is a product from Focus on the Family. What is helpful is that they post video reviews of current movie releases. They also provide christian reviews of TV, Music, and Video Games. Here are a couple samples of video reviews[...]

Digital Evangelization

Here is a recent article from Lifeteen regarding what it means to be a Christian in this digital age. I think this article displays a nice balance of how to represent our faith and beliefs without having to take part in an online debate. Pope Benedict XVI says, “confidently and with an informed and responsible creativity,[...]

Pope Francis Bio

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A great graphical bio representation of our new Pope Francis! [...]

Sister Rose Movie Reviews

Sr. Rose Pacatte, a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, is the Director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Los Angeles. Sr. Rose has a dedicated blog for just movie reviews. She has written several books revealing a christian perspective of movies such as Media Mindfulness : Educating Teens about Faith and[...]

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