While the catechesis offered within the family is ordinarily informal, unstructured, and spontaneous, it is no less crucial for the development of the child's faith... Parents are catechists precisely because they are parents.
-National Directory for Catechesis
Links and Resources
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Formation for Children
School-age children should receive formal and systematic catechesis in a parish-based catechetical program, a Catholic school, or a program of home-based catechesis in which the content of the faith and the experience of Christian life is presented authentically and completely.
- Nat'l Directory for Catechesis
Summer Programs and Vacation Bible Schools
The Church and world need the faith, gifts, energy, and fresh ideas of young people. . . . We must ensure that young people are well equipped for their special mission in the world.
-Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry
Guidelines and Lists of Saints
Reach Out Reach In
Service learning week for Teens
Summer Programs for Youth
Local and Regional Opportunities
Watch "The Domestic Church"
Watch "5 Ways to a Stronger Family"