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Educating in Freedom

"The task of raising children comes down to getting them to 'want' to do what is good, providing them with the intellectual and moral resources so that each one be able to do what is good from his or her own conviction."

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Educating in Friendship

"Imposing things by force, in an authoritarian manner, is not the right way to teach. The ideal attitude of parents lies more in becoming their children’s friends."

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The Family's Educational Mission (II)

The second part of an article on the parents' role in fostering a love for the true good in their children.

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The Family's Educational Mission (I)

The self-sacrificing love of the parents generates in the family an atmosphere that facilitates their mission of leading their children to live the human and Christian virtues.

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Leisure and Free Time (3)

"On reaching adolescence children may strongly demand an amount of freedom that at times they aren’t yet ready to manage in a mature way."

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Life of Mary (XVII): Christ's Resurrection and Ascension

Christian tradition is confident that Jesus appeared first to his Mother after rising from the tomb, as a reward for Mary's faith and suffering.

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Life of Mary (VI): Visitation to Saint Elizabeth

The final day in May is the feast of our Lady's visit to her cousin Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist.

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Life of Mary (I): The Immaculate Conception

December 8th is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The first chapter in the 20-part "Life of Mary" available on the web page explains the meaning of this feast.

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Life of Mary (IV): Betrothal to Joseph

With the union of Mary and Joseph, mankind’s history is approaching its culminating moment. The scene of their marriage is the fourth installment in the series on the Life of Mary.

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Life of Mary (XIX): Dormition and Assumption

August 15th is the feast of our Lady's Assumption. This chapter from the "Life of Mary" series explains the theological meaning of Mary's being taken up into heaven, body and soul.

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