This is an index of all files in the EWTN "Family Life" Document Library as of 10/18/2013 sorted by library and title



LIBRARY - FILENAME - TITLE
AUTHOR
DESCIPTION

1. Family Life - z40yrshumvit.htm - 40 Years of Humanae Vitae
ZENIT

Had it not been for "Humanae Vitae," much of the natural reproductive medicine practiced today might not exist, says the co-founder of Natural Procreative Technology (NaPro). Dr. Thomas Hilgers is the co-founder of the Pope Paul VI Institute, located in Omaha, Nebraska. He is also the co-developer of the Creighton Model FertilityCare System. In this interview with ZENIT, Hilgers speaks of the beginnings of the Pope Paul VI Institute and the effect "Humanae Vitae" has had on his professional career. BIRTH CONTROL CONTRACEPTION BILLINGS METHOD NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING REPRODUCTION PROCREATION INFERTILITY

2. Family Life - zteenboys.htm - 7 Things Teenage Boys Most Need
ZENIT

Being the parent of an adolescent boy is legendary for its difficulty. But according to Legionary of Christ Father Michael Sliney, who acts as a spiritual director and confessor for high school boys, just keeping in mind seven points can make for a better relationship with adolescent sons. GUIDELINES ADOLESCENCE MARRIAGE FATHERS MASCULINITY MOTHERS COMMUNICATION CHARACTER

3. Family Life - BREATHHV.TXT - A Breath of Heaven at Christmas Time
Elizabeth Foss

Foss encourages us to put the hustle and bustle of Christmas aside to spend time in quietly preparing for Christmas. This article appeared in the December 8, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS CHRISTMAS PREPARATION

4. Family Life - candle.htm - A Candle Is Lighted
P. Stewart Craig

Published in 1945 by The Grail. This booklet shows how the feasts of the Church were once celebrated, how they could be revived, adapted, selected and how new methods of celebration can be created for the family. ADVENT CHRISTMAS LENT EASTER WHITSUN CUSTOM MARY SUNDAY PENTECOST SAINT FEAST CHRIST MARY SEPTUAGESIMA SEASON CHILDREN

5. Family Life - DRSADVIC.HTM - A Doctor's Advice for Family Life
Robert L. Jackson, M.D.

This article by Dr. Jackson, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Child Health, University of Missouri, and Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, was written at the request of Fr. Anthony Zimmerman for a book entitled Human Life Education. The article is a kind of "testament coming from the heart of a doctor, a pediatrician, a Catholic and a family man." NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING RHYTHM BREASTFEEDING PARENT MOTHER FATHER SEX

6. Family Life - zfamed.htm - A Marriage of Family and Education
ZENIT

Family structure has a significant influence on all levels of children's educational performance. So says a recent study published by the Center for Marriage and Families, part of the New York-based Institute for American Values. The study is entitled "Family Structure and Children's Educational Outcomes," a work that relies on an extensive review of recent academic research. This ZENIT article summarizes the study's findings. DIVORCE PARENTS SCHOOL BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS

7. Family Life - DISCMACH.TXT - A Most Discourteous Machine
Elizabeth Foss

Mrs. Foss provides us with insight in regard to our use of the telephone. This article appeared in the November 11, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS TELEPHONE FAMILY

8. Family Life - bertwrldfam6.htm - Address of Papal Legate to the Sixth World Meeting of Families
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone

On 16 January 2009, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, S.D.B., Secretary of State, spoke at the Theological-Pastoral Congress of the Sixth World Meeting of Families in Mexico City, Mexico. Representing the Pope as his Legate, the Cardinal's discourse expounded on the meeting's theme, "The family, teacher of human and Christian values". SOCIETY INDIVIDUALISM NIHILISM HUMAN RIGHTS RELATIVISM UTILITARIANISM SOLIDARITY JUSTICE PEACE LOVE PARENTS CHILDREN CULTURE

9. Family Life - TRAPP.TXT - Around the Year with the Trapp Family
Maria Trapp

Published by Pantheon Books in 1955. Maria Augusta Trapp, the Maria of 'Sound of Music'. Mrs. Trapp takes us into her intimate family life and shows how the spirit of celebrating spreads to all major and minor events in the family, and how it helps fashion the firm bond that keeps old and young united throughout the years. Readers will 'find in this book hints that will make Catholic home life more warm and expressive of our religion.' Covers the

10. Family Life - TRAPP.ZIP - Around the Year with the Trapp Family
Maria Trapp

Published by Pantheon Books in 1955. Maria Augusta Trapp, the Maria of 'Sound of Music'. Mrs. Trapp takes us into her intimate family life and shows how the spirit of celebrating spreads to all major and minor events in the family, and how it helps fashion the firm bond that keeps old and young united throughout the years. Readers will 'find in this book hints that will make Catholic home life more warm and expressive of our religion.' Covers the

11. Family Life - BEGINHOM.TXT - Beginning at Home
Mary Perkins

Published by the Bruce Publishing Company in 1947. A book for parents to 'educate' their children in Christian culture. Covers the Christian pattern, our neighbors, things, places, work, training for life's work and play, vocations, redeeming the time, sex education and attaining our ideals. Includes study questions and discussion topics at the end of each chapter. FAMILY HUSBAND WIFE ADOLESCENT SACRAMENT CHRIST MASS PRAYER WORSHIP SUNDAY MARRIAGE PRIEST CUSTOMS L

12. Family Life - BEGINHOM.ZIP - Beginning at Home
Mary Perkins

Published by the Bruce Publishing Company in 1947. A book for parents to 'educate' their children in Christian culture. Covers the Christian pattern, our neighbors, things, places, work, training for life's work and play, vocations, redeeming the time, sex education and attaining our ideals. Includes study questions and discussion topics at the end of each chapter. FAMILY HUSBAND WIFE ADOLESCENT SACRAMENT CHRIST MASS PRAYER WORSHIP SUNDAY MARRIAGE PRIEST CUSTOMS L

13. Family Life - BIBLIO.TXT - Bibliography of Women's Sources
Women for Faith and Family

The bibliography of resources which was part of WFF's commentary on the 2nd Draft of the US Bishops' proposed Women's Pastoral. BIBLIOGRAPHY SOURCES WOMEN MEN PASTORAL LETTER WOMEN FOR FAITH AND FAMILY

14. Family Life - BLESCHIL.TXT - Blessing for Children
CCD

Includes blessing for a sick child. CHILDREN BLESSINGS

15. Family Life - BLESCRIB.TXT - Blessing of a Christmas Crib for the Home
Conception Abbey

Includes the Magnificat, and two readings. BLESSING CHRISTMAS CRIB

16. Family Life - BLESTREE.TXT - Blessing of a Christmas Tree for the Home
Conception Abbey

Includes a psalm, and two readings. BLESSING CHRISTMAS TREE

17. Family Life - zcanizfam.htm - Cardinal Cańizares on What the Family Faces
ZENIT

The family is the area that suffers the most from secularism, says the primate of Spain. In this interview, with the backdrop of the 5th World Meeting of Families, held 1-9 July 2006, in Valencia, Cardinal Antonio Cańizares of Toledo, who is also the vice president of the bishops' conference, analyzes the impact of that event. SECULARISM TOTALITARIANISM FREEDOM PARENTS

18. Family Life - CF_DIGES.TXT - Catholic Family Roundup Digest
Tim Matthews

Published in England Contents include: Evangelium Vitae : We are our brothers' keepers, LITHUANIA APPEAL, NEW CATECHISM - 'A NORM' , THE MASS, PRAYER, HOMESCHOOLING, The Rosary and more.

19. Family Life - CF_DIGES.ZIP - Catholic Family Roundup Digest
Tim Matthews

Published in England Contents include: Evangelium Vitae : We are our brothers' keepers, LITHUANIA APPEAL, NEW CATECHISM - 'A NORM' , THE MASS, PRAYER, HOMESCHOOLING, The Rosary and more.

20. Family Life - ADVENT.TXT - Celebrating Advent & Christmas: A Sourcebook
Women for Faith and Family

Excerpts from the book CELEBRATING ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS, A SOURCEBOOK FOR FAMILIES. To order see WFFORD.TXT 'Ordering Information for WFF' WFF ADVENT CHRISTMAS CRECHE CUSTOMS FAMILY PRAYER

21. Family Life - CCC.TXT - Challenging Children to Chastity: A Parental Guide
Vernon Sattler

An excellent book, by Vernon Sattler, C.Ss.R., for parents struggling with how and when to impart knowledge about sexuality to their children. Published by Central Bureau of the Catholic Central Verein of America. SATTLER CHILDREN CHASTITY SEX EDUCATION PARENTS PURITY

22. Family Life - CCC.ZIP - Challenging Children to Chastity: A Parental Guide
Vernon Sattler

An excellent book, by Vernon Sattler, C.Ss.R., for parents struggling with how and when to impart knowledge about sexuality to their children. Published by Central Bureau of the Catholic Central Verein of America. SATTLER CHILDREN CHASTITY SEX EDUCATION PARENTS PURITY

23. Family Life - CHORES.TXT - Childhood Chores and Adult Success
Elizabeth Foss

Studies have shown that having household responsibilities as children is one of the strongest predictors of adult success. This article by Elizabeth Foss appeared in the October 13, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald. For subscription information, call 1-800-377-0511 or write 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 607 Arlington, VA 22203. FOSS CHORES CHILDREN WORK

24. Family Life - CHRISTH1.TXT - Christ in the Home Part 1
Raoul Plus

An invitation to the married or those about to marry, to spend the interior effort required to unite them solidly in Christ and to make them worthy transmitters of the Christ-life to their family. This file covers the Introductory Readings and Section 1 on Marriage. LOVE WEDDING CONJUGAL BIBLE BIRTH CONTROL FAMILY MOTHERHOOD BAPTISM

25. Family Life - CHRISTH1.ZIP - Christ in the Home Part 1
Raoul Plus

An invitation to the married or those about to marry, to spend the interior effort required to unite them solidly in Christ and to make them worthy transmitters of the Christ-life to their family. This file covers the Introductory Readings and Section 1 on Marriage. LOVE WEDDING CONJUGAL BIBLE BIRTH CONTROL FAMILY MOTHERHOOD BAPTISM

26. Family Life - CHRISTH2.TXT - Christ in the Home Part 2
Raoul Plus

An invitation to the married or those about to marry, to spend the interior effort required to unite them solidly in Christ and to make them worthy transmitters of the Christ-life to their family.' This file covers Section 2 on The Home. MOTHER FATHER PARENT FAMILY TABLE INSECURITY EDUCATION FIDELITY PRAYER

27. Family Life - CHRISTH2.ZIP - Christ in the Home Part 2
Raoul Plus

An invitation to the married or those about to marry, to spend the interior effort required to unite them solidly in Christ and to make them worthy transmitters of the Christ-life to their family.' This file covers Section 2 on The Home. MOTHER FATHER PARENT FAMILY TABLE INSECURITY EDUCATION FIDELITY PRAYER

28. Family Life - CHRISTH3.TXT - Christ in the Home Part 3
Raoul Plus

An invitation to the married or those about to marry, to spend the interior effort required to unite them solidly in Christ and to make them worthy transmitters of the Christ-life to their family. This file covers Section 3 on Training. CHILD FAULT FORMATION OBEDIENCE BOY GIRL DOCILITY PURITY PRAYER EDUCATION

29. Family Life - CHRISTH3.ZIP - Christ in the Home Part 3
Raoul Plus

An invitation to the married or those about to marry, to spend the interior effort required to unite them solidly in Christ and to make them worthy transmitters of the Christ-life to their family. This file covers Section 3 on Training. CHILD FAULT FORMATION OBEDIENCE BOY GIRL DOCILITY PURITY PRAYER EDUCATION

30. Family Life - CMASCAND.TXT - Christmas to Candlemas in a Catholic Home
Helen McLoughlin

Published by Liturgical Press. In this sequel to 'Family Advent Customs,' the author outlines ways and means by which the 40 days of the Christmas season may be observed in a truly Catholic manner. Prayers, songs, recipes, observances for the many feast days from December 25 to February 2--all in the holy, happy spirit of hearts filled with Christmas grace. CHRISTMAS EVE CHRIST-CANDLE CAROLS RECIPES ST. STEPHEN ST. JOHN HOLY INNOCENTS NE

31. Family Life - CMASCAND.ZIP - Christmas to Candlemas in a Catholic Home
Helen McLoughlin

Published by Liturgical Press. In this sequel to 'Family Advent Customs,' the author outlines ways and means by which the 40 days of the Christmas season may be observed in a truly Catholic manner. Prayers, songs, recipes, observances for the many feast days from December 25 to February 2--all in the holy, happy spirit of hearts filled with Christmas grace. CHRISTMAS EVE CHRIST-CANDLE CAROLS RECIPES ST. STEPHEN ST. JOHN HOLY INNOCENTS NE

32. Family Life - CLASEXED.TXT - Classroom Sex Education
Vernon J. Schaefer

This booklet promotes the idea that 'Sex education should never be taught as a separate subject but integrated into the moral teachings of the Church.' This article was taken from March 1995 issue of 'The Homiletic & Pastoral Review.' SCHAEFER CLASSROOM SEX EDUCATION CHILDREN PARENTS MAGISTERIUM MORALITY

33. Family Life - ZCONSUMR.HTM - Consumerism: A Subtle Corroder of Virtue
ZENIT

Dr. Ray Guarendi, Catholic psychologist, author, radio host and father of 10, told ZENIT how Christians in the West are plagued by consumerism and what damage greed can do to Christian marriages, families and individuals. MATERIALISM AMERICAN CULTURE FATHERS MOTHERS CHILDREN TITHING

34. Family Life - CONTENT.TXT - Contentment Is Making A Home
Elizabeth Foss

Where You Are' If you think your house isn't big enough and this is causing you to be discontent, read how Elizabeth Foss came to terms with her space limitations. This article appeared in the September 1, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS HOUSE SPACE

35. Family Life - NATURE.HTM - Cooperate With Nature
Herbert Ratner, M.D.

This article by Dr. Ratner is chapter in a book by Fr. Anthony Zimmerman, Human Life Education. Dr. Ratner, recently departed, had one great message for his large circle of friends and clients: learn from nature. MOTHER FATHER EMOTION UNISEX FIDELITY BROTHER SISTER

36. Family Life - zbertcultur.htm - Cultural Promotion in Church's DNA
ZENIT

Cardinal Bertone, in Mexico from 15-19 Jan. 2009, to preside at the 6th World Meeting of Families, said that proclamation of the Gospel is cultural creation, and Catholic institutions must be able to address progress and development. On his return to the Vatican, the secretary of state gave a joint interview to Vatican Radio, L'Osservatore Romano and the Vatican Television Center, in which he evaluated his visit. VALUES CHILDREN EVANGELIZATION MARTYRS MESTIZAJE MESTIZO

37. Family Life - zmompop.htm - Decline of Mom-and-Pop Families
ZENIT

Family structures and parenthood roles are being redefined without sufficient consideration for the needs of children. This is the warning of a report just published that describes worldwide trends in family law and reproductive technology. MOTHER FATHER ASSISTED REPRODUCTION SAME-SEX MARRIAGES

38. Family Life - zdivfam.htm - Divorce and Children: New Study Confirms Irreparable Harm
Father John Flynn, LC

Father Flynn cites recent research showing that divorce has longlasting detrimental effects on the children of divorced parents, with a result that all five of the major institutions of society are weakened. MOTHERS FATHERS RELIGION PSYCHOLOGICAL STABILITY CHILD ABUSE SCHOOL EDUCATION

39. Family Life - zpeace.htm - Does Peace Have a Chance?
ZENIT

Christianity is a religion of peace, says Jesús Ballesteros. The professor of philosophy of law and political philosophy at the University of Valencia is an expert in human rights and intercultural dialogue. In this interview with ZENIT, he comments on how world peace is possible. CULTURE WAR FAMILY RELIGIONS

40. Family Life - DEVALUE.TXT - DON'T DEVALUE THE FAITH ! Why Teens Need A Gospel That Costs
Bert Ghezzi

All that our youthful idealists need is to be pointed in the right direction. To the Lord. To the Church. If that's to happen, our kids need to hear the hard, costly Gospel. This article was taken from the September/October 1995 issue of 'Catholic Parent'.

41. Family Life - zwochildren.htm - Families Without Children
ZENIT

Life without children is a growing social reality for an increasing number of American adults. This is the conclusion of the 2006 edition of "The State of Our Unions" report on marriage. Up until recently, for most people, the greater part of adult life was spent with young children forming part of the household. A combination of marrying later, less children and longer life expectancy means, however, that a significantly greater part of adult life is spent without kids being in the house. MARRIAGE FAMILY PARENTS

42. Family Life - ADVCUST.TXT - Family Advent Customs
Helen McLoughlin

Published by Liturgical Press in 1954. A presentation of practical suggestions for sanctifying the Advent-Christmas season in the family. Invites full family participation. Contains instructions for the Advent Wreath, manger, Mary's candle, and the Jesse Tree. Also contains Advent hymns and symbols, O-antiphons, prayers, Blessing of the Christmas tree and numerous other ideas for putting Christ back into Christmas. GIFTS ST. NICHOLAS SANTA CLAUS ST. LUCY D

43. Family Life - ADVCUST.ZIP - Family Advent Customs
Helen McLoughlin

Published by Liturgical Press in 1954. A presentation of practical suggestions for sanctifying the Advent-Christmas season in the family. Invites full family participation. Contains instructions for the Advent Wreath, manger, Mary's candle, and the Jesse Tree. Also contains Advent hymns and symbols, O-antiphons, prayers, Blessing of the Christmas tree and numerous other ideas for putting Christ back into Christmas. GIFTS ST. NICHOLAS SANTA CLAUS ST. LUCY D

44. Family Life - zfamedu.htm - Family: a Winning Education in an Anti-religious Environment
ZENIT

ZENIT interviewed Baroness Michaela von Heereman, a theologian, writer and consultor of the Pontifical Council for the Family, on topics such as the transmission of the faith and religious education in the family and outside the domestic walls, and the question of school subjects in conflict with the faith. PARENTS JOY NURSERIES TEACHERS SCHOOLS SEX EDUCATION Baroness von Heereman is .

45. Family Life - FSTDAY.TXT - Feast Day Cookbook
Burton & Ripperger

Published in 1951 by David McKay Company, Inc. Two well-known writers, Katherine Burton and Helmut Ripperger join forces to describe the special and traditional feast day dishes of many lands. We learn the forgotten origin of many well-known dishes, and the hostess is provided with numerous recipes as well as a 'conversation piece' for special occasions. FEAST ADVENT CHRISTMAS LENT EASTER PENTECOST SAINT RECIPE CHRIST MARY COOKBOOK BURTON

46. Family Life - FSTDAY.ZIP - Feast Day Cookbook
Burton & Ripperger

Published in 1951 by David McKay Company, Inc. Two well-known writers, Katherine Burton and Helmut Ripperger join forces to describe the special and traditional feast day dishes of many lands. We learn the forgotten origin of many well-known dishes, and the hostess is provided with numerous recipes as well as a 'conversation piece' for special occasions. FEAST ADVENT CHRISTMAS LENT EASTER PENTECOST SAINT RECIPE CHRIST MARY COOKBOOK BURTON

47. Family Life - WESTAND.TXT - For This We Stand
Msgr. L.G. Ligutti

The Most Reverend Monsignor L. G. Ligutti addresses Farmers' Day of the National Convention of the NCRLC in Green Bay, Wisconsin, October 14, 1946, stating the policy of the Conference. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. FARM NCRLC FAMILY RURAL LIGUTTI EDUCATION AGRICULTURE

48. Family Life - franciscfrater.htm - Franciscan Fraternity a Model for All Families
Cardinal James Francis Stafford

Cardinal James Francis Stafford, Major Penitentiary, celebrated a Mass at Rivo Torto, Assisi, on the occasion of the feast of the "Pardon of Assisi", 4 August 2009. In his homily, the Cardinal praised the brotherhood among the early followers of St Francis. FRATELLI MINORI KENOSIS

49. Family Life - CRIBSTRO.TXT - From Crib to Stroller--Teach Children at Home
CCD

Parent-Educator Series, from birth to three years, published in 1961 by Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. A program planned to arouse parents to an awareness of their function as Teachers of Religion in the home and to offer practical direction toward its fulfillment. FAMILY BABY BIRTH BAPTISM BOOKS HOME PRAYER CULTURE GROWTH SAINT TRADITION OBEDIENCE RIGHTS ST. JOSEPH MARY INDEPENDENC

50. Family Life - CRIBSTRO.ZIP - From Crib to Stroller--Teach Children at Home
CCD

Parent-Educator Series, from birth to three years, published in 1961 by Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. A program planned to arouse parents to an awareness of their function as Teachers of Religion in the home and to offer practical direction toward its fulfillment. FAMILY BABY BIRTH BAPTISM BOOKS HOME PRAYER CULTURE GROWTH SAINT TRADITION OBEDIENCE RIGHTS ST. JOSEPH MARY INDEPENDENC

51. Family Life - HOLYTHUR.HTM - Holy Thursday Seder Meal
Various

This file contains excerpts from different sources for a Catholic Seder Meal, especially to be incorporated into the family's Holy Thursday devotions. Helpful for ideas for your own version of a Holy Thursday meal. PASSOVER EXODUS EUCHARIST LAST SUPPER

52. Family Life - ZHOMEALO.HTM - Home Alone — and Unhappy
ZENIT

A recent book, Home-Alone America, by Mary Eberstadt, a part-time research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, links juvenile difficulties with another controversial subject: changes in family structures. Eberstadt explains that there have been two main causes of the "empty-parent home": the explosion in divorce and the number of children born to single parents; and working motherhood, or what she terms the absent-mother problem. Her thesis is that in recent years children have spent less and less time in the company of their parents, and simultaneously many measures of their well-being have declined. ADOLESCENTS DAY CARE TEEN VIOLENCE MENTAL DISORDERS TEEN-AGE SEX NONJUDGMENTALISM TOLERANCE

53. Family Life - JOYMEAL.TXT - How to Enjoy Mealtime
Elizabeth Foss

Mrs. Foss offers overworked Mom's some practical suggestions for taking the drudgery out of mealtime. This article appeared in the October 27, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS MEALTIME COOKING

54. Family Life - HOUSE.TXT - How to Make Your House a Home: Family Liturgy and Religious Practices
Bernward Stokes, OFM

A practical approach to a full Christian and Catholic family life through family liturgy. Shows how family prayer life centered around the spirit of the liturgical life of the Church. Compiles ideas from a variety of books, such as by Maria Trapp, Florence Berger, and Therese Mueller. STOKES FAMILY LITURGY SACRAMENT SEASON BLESSING YEAR CHILDREN

55. Family Life - HOUSE.ZIP - How to Make Your House a Home: Family Liturgy and Religious Practices
Bernward Stokes, OFM

A practical approach to a full Christian and Catholic family life through family liturgy. Shows how family prayer life centered around the spirit of the liturgical life of the Church. Compiles ideas from a variety of books, such as by Maria Trapp, Florence Berger, and Therese Mueller. STOKES FAMILY LITURGY SACRAMENT SEASON BLESSING YEAR CHILDREN

56. Family Life - NEEDSYOU.TXT - If You're a Woman, Someone Needs You
Elizabeth Foss

Elizabeth Foss stresses the important place filled by every woman and recounts her experience with breast cancer. This article appeared in the August 24, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS WOMAN BREAST CANCER

57. Family Life - NAMEINDX.TXT - Index of Names, Patrons, Namedays
Helen McLoughlin

From 'My Nameday--Come for Dessert' (See above) Gives index of names, their patron saints and the date of their feastday. Goes by the old calendar of feasts.

58. Family Life - NAMEINDX.ZIP - Index of Names, Patrons, Namedays
Helen McLoughlin

From 'My Nameday--Come for Dessert' (See above) Gives index of names, their patron saints and the date of their feastday. Goes by the old calendar of feasts.

59. Family Life - INSIGHTS.TXT - Insights on the Issues of Dating and Courtship
Sheila Kippley

From homeschooling magazine, October 1994-January 1995. Gives parents advice and a review of basics on how to help their 'children negotiate the trials of adolescence and young adult boy-girl friendships without sinning or leading others into sin.' KIPPLEY DATING SIN SEX ADOLESCENCE MARRIAGE CHASTITY

60. Family Life - JESSETRE.TXT - Jesse Tree Symbols
Various

A list of the Jesse Tree Symbols and their explanations. Used in Advent, this also includes some of the symbols used in the 'O' Antiphons. JESSE TREE ADVENT LITURGICAL SYMBOLS FAMILY CUSTOMS

61. Family Life - KIDSNCHR.TXT - Kids In Church
Robert W Stout

This file contains a collection of tips for bringing kids to church. As a father of five aged 10 years to 3 years, my wife Donna and I have accumulated nearly a decade of experience on how to bring kids to church and not only survive but help them develop a healthy appreciation for this special gift from God...the Mass.

62. Family Life - zkidswors.htm - Kids: Healthier, Wealthier, and Yet Worse Off
Father John Flynn, LC

Father Flynn cites an Australian report, confirmed by studies in Scotland and the USA, indicating that children and young people have shown a decrease in mental health in recent decades, while suffering an increase in abuse and neglect, as a result of the destabilization of families. DIVORCE PARENTS MARRIAGE FATHERS CONFLICT

63. Family Life - LARGEFAM.TXT - Large Family Brings Challenges, Rewards
Elizabeth Foss

Elizabeth Foss shares her insight into the joys of parenting more than two children. This article appeared in the October 19, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.'

64. Family Life - LENT.TXT - Lent & Easter: A Sourcebook for Families
Women for Faith and Family

Excerpts from the book LENT AND EASTER A SOURCEBOOK FOR FAMILIES. To order see WFFORD.TXT 'Ordering Information for WFF' WFF LENT EASTER FASTING CUSTOMS HOLY WEEK GOOD FRIDAY

65. Family Life - LENT.ZIP - Lent & Easter: A Sourcebook for Families
Women for Faith and Family

Excerpts from the book LENT AND EASTER A SOURCEBOOK FOR FAMILIES. To order see WFFORD.TXT 'Ordering Information for WFF' WFF LENT EASTER FASTING CUSTOMS HOLY WEEK GOOD FRIDAY

66. Family Life - LENTIN.TXT - Lent / Easter Source Book Index
Women for Faith and Family

Index to the Lent / Easter Source Book stored in the file LENT.TXT. See above. LENT EASTER FAMILY CUSTOM TRADITION RECIPE INDEX

67. Family Life - LISTENSN.TXT - Listen, Son
FHP

Published in 1952 by the Franciscan Herald Press. A Father's Talks on the Facts of Life and Catholic Ideals of Social Conduct. Twelve Heart to Heart Talks of a Father and Son, broken down in different age periods. SEX BABIES CHILD MOTHER KISS TOUCH IMPURITY OCCASIONS OF SIN BOY MAN GIRL MODESTY PURITY MARRIAGE FEELINGS THOUGHTS LOVE

68. Family Life - LISTENSN.ZIP - Listen, Son
FHP

Published in 1952 by the Franciscan Herald Press. A Father's Talks on the Facts of Life and Catholic Ideals of Social Conduct. Twelve Heart to Heart Talks of a Father and Son, broken down in different age periods. SEX BABIES CHILD MOTHER KISS TOUCH IMPURITY OCCASIONS OF SIN BOY MAN GIRL MODESTY PURITY MARRIAGE FEELINGS THOUGHTS LOVE

69. Family Life - zmarrkids.htm - Love, Marriage and Happy Kids
Father John Flynn, LC

The increasing trend toward cohabitation as an alternative to marriage brings with it severe disadvantages for children. The latest confirmation of how children suffer when brought up outside a stable marriage between a man and a woman came in a lengthy article published 18 Nov. 2007 by the Associated Press. Father Flynn summarizes the findings reviewed in the article. CHILD ABUSE SINGLE-PARENT FAMILIES DIVORCE HAPPINESS WOMEN

70. Family Life - zlofertec.htm - Low Fertility and Low Economic Growth
Father John Flynn, LC

Fewer children and diminishing numbers of married couples will have a significant impact on economic growth and the ability of governments to finance welfare programs. This is the warning contained in a report just published by the Social Trends Institute, “The Sustainable Demographic Dividend: What Do Marriage & Fertility Have To Do With the Economy?” CHILDREN FAMILIES POPULATION ECONOMY MARRIAGE COHABITATION SUICIDE EMPLOYMENT SINGLE PARENTHOOD

71. Family Life - FRIENDLY.TXT - Make Your House A Child-Friendly Home
Elizabeth Foss

Foss suggests that while parents should not let the home environment be dictated by children it should be peaceful, encouraging and supportive of them. This article appeared in the May 18, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS CHILDREN HOME ENVIRONMENT

72. Family Life - MANIFEST.TXT - Manifesto on Rural Life
NCRLC

The 'bible' of the NCRLC--states certain fundamental principles and policies with respect to Catholic Rural Life, chiefly derived from Catholic social philosophy as expressed in the social encyclicals of Leo XIII and Pius XI. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCLRC RURAL FARM COMMUNITY LAND SOCIETY AGRICULTURE

73. Family Life - MANIFEST.ZIP - Manifesto on Rural Life
NCRLC

The 'bible' of the NCRLC--states certain fundamental principles and policies with respect to Catholic Rural Life, chiefly derived from Catholic social philosophy as expressed in the social encyclicals of Leo XIII and Pius XI. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCLRC RURAL FARM COMMUNITY LAND SOCIETY AGRICULTURE

74. Family Life - famcons25 - Marking the 25th Anniversary of Familiaris Consortio
Cardinal Alfonso López Trujillo

Cardinal López Trujillo, President, Pontifical Council for the Family, recalling the Apostolic Exhortation, reiterates its teaching, that, as marriage between a man and a woman is the foundation of the family, the family is the foundation of society. However, new threats to marriage and the family have arisen since the Exhortation was published in 1981. SUBJECTIVISM SUBSIDIARITY SECULARIZATION

75. Family Life - rumarrfam.htm - Marriage and Family Life
Cardinal Camillo Ruini

In view of the cultural conflict over marriage, the family, and human life, Cardinal Ruini, Vicar of His Holiness for the Diocese of Rome, praises the Lexicon published by the Pontifical Council for the Family. The Lexicon provides clarification of "ambiguous and debatable terms regarding family life and ethical questions." The Church strives to preserve human dignity, not by an appeal to authority, but an appeal to reason, which believers and unbelievers share. ANTHROPOLOGY RELATIVISM SCIENCE STEM CELLS PROCREATION

76. Family Life - ZMARRLOV.HTM - Marriage as God's Intensive School of Love
ZENIT

Monsignor Cormac Burke, an Opus Dei priest and former judge of the Roman Rota who teaches anthropology at Strathmore University, explores the dynamics of love, marriage and children in his book "Covenanted Happiness" (Scepter Press). He shared with ZENIT how only the person who is prepared to face the challenges of love will grow in love, and how children challenge each spouse's capacity to love even more. NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING THEOLOGY OF THE BODY

77. Family Life - CMASMEAL.TXT - Meal Prayers for the Christmas Season
Elsa Chaney

Includes before and after Breakfast and before and after Dinner. Part of 'The Twelve Days of Christmas Kit.' CHRISTMAS PRAYERS BREAKFAST DINNER

78. Family Life - MINDBABY.TXT - Mind the Baby!
Mary Perkins

Published by Sheed & Ward in 1955. A mother's various attempts in the course of the day's routine to appreciate by observation, reason and faith the wonders of God's making and remaking of one small Christian--these attempts set forth in the hope of working with God's help towards a less harassed, more intelligent and loving service of Christ in these his least brethren our fascinating and exasperating children. QUIET TOY PRAYER MEDITATION GOD LOVE BAPTISM CONFIRMATI

79. Family Life - MINDBABY.ZIP - Mind the Baby!
Mary Perkins

Published by Sheed & Ward in 1955. A mother's various attempts in the course of the day's routine to appreciate by observation, reason and faith the wonders of God's making and remaking of one small Christian--these attempts set forth in the hope of working with God's help towards a less harassed, more intelligent and loving service of Christ in these his least brethren our fascinating and exasperating children. QUIET TOY PRAYER MEDITATION GOD LOVE BAPTISM CONFIRMATI

80. Family Life - MOTHHELP.TXT - Mother's Little Helper
FHP

Published in 1952 by the Franciscan Herald Press. Twelve Heart to Heart Talks of a Mother to Her Daughter, copyright Franciscan Herald Press, 1952 A helper for the mother in the difficult task of instruction and training their growing daughters. SEX BABIES CHILD FATHER KISS TOUCH IMPURITY OCCASSIONS OF SIN BOY GIRL MAN WOMAN MODESTY PURITY MARRIAGE LOVE FEELINGS

81. Family Life - MOTHHELP.ZIP - Mother's Little Helper
FHP

Published in 1952 by the Franciscan Herald Press. Twelve Heart to Heart Talks of a Mother to Her Daughter, copyright Franciscan Herald Press, 1952 A helper for the mother in the difficult task of instruction and training their growing daughters. SEX BABIES CHILD FATHER KISS TOUCH IMPURITY OCCASSIONS OF SIN BOY GIRL MAN WOMAN MODESTY PURITY MARRIAGE LOVE FEELINGS

82. Family Life - NAMDAY.TXT - My Nameday--Come for Desert
Helen McLoughlin

Published in 1962 by the Liturgical Press. Primarily a reference book on the saints' days. There are brief lives of the saints, with an index of more than 1500 related names, so that everybody can find his saint and his day. There are hymns, music, special prayers, table decorations. MARY ST. JOSEPH BOYS GIRLS APOSTLES VIRGINS MARTYRS CONFESSORS

83. Family Life - NAMDAY.ZIP - My Nameday--Come for Desert
Helen McLoughlin

Published in 1962 by the Liturgical Press. Primarily a reference book on the saints' days. There are brief lives of the saints, with an index of more than 1500 related names, so that everybody can find his saint and his day. There are hymns, music, special prayers, table decorations. MARY ST. JOSEPH BOYS GIRLS APOSTLES VIRGINS MARTYRS CONFESSORS

84. Family Life - 9centcasmon.htm - Ninth Centenary of a Northern Italian Cathedral
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone

On 4 January 2007, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State, presided at the Eucharistic concelebration with several other Italian Bishops for the ninth centenary of the Cathedral of Casale Monferrato in northern Italy, consecrated on 4 January 1107 by Pope Paschal II. The Cardinal reminds us that a church of cement and stone is a symbol of the Church made of living stones. MARTYRDOM FAMILY

85. Family Life - NOTMOM.TXT - Not the Mom I Wish I Were
Elizabeth Foss

Mrs. Foss, managing editor of 'Welcome Home,' shares her insights on setting priorities in the home. This article appeared in the August 18, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' MOTHERHOOD FOSS FATIGUE

86. Family Life - RESOLUT.TXT - One Resolution -- A Virtue of Those Who Take the Time
Elizabeth Foss

Elizabeth Foss reminds us that Sunday is a time to 'pray and play'. And she points out that 'leisure is not a virtue of those who have the time, it is a virtue of those who take the time.' This article appeared in the January 12, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS SUNDAY LEISURE PRAYER

87. Family Life - WFFORD.TXT - Ordering Information for WFF
Women for Faith and Family

Complete ordering information for purchasing printed items from Women for Faith & Family. ORDER SELL PRINT MATERIALS WOMEN FOR FAITH AND FAMILY

88. Family Life - YRGRACE.TXT - Our Children's Year of Grace
Therese Mueller

Published in 1955 by the Pio Decimo Press. Considerations for use in the home-school by parents who wish to teach their children to live throughout the year with Christ and his Church. The purpose of this booklet 'is to pave the way for a closer, holier and more vital union of the Home with Christ and His Church.' SEASON ADVENT CHRISTMAS LENT PASCHAL EASTER PENTECOST FAMILY

89. Family Life - YRGRACE.ZIP - Our Children's Year of Grace
Therese Mueller

Published in 1955 by the Pio Decimo Press. Considerations for use in the home-school by parents who wish to teach their children to live throughout the year with Christ and his Church. The purpose of this booklet 'is to pave the way for a closer, holier and more vital union of the Home with Christ and His Church.' SEASON ADVENT CHRISTMAS LENT PASCHAL EASTER PENTECOST FAMILY

90. Family Life - MOUTHBAB.TXT - Out of the Mouth of Babes
Elizabeth Foss

Mrs. Foss reminds us that, if we only pay attention, our children will teach us in so many ways what it means to love God. This article appeared in the July 13, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS CHILDREN GOD PATIENCE

91. Family Life - HOMETEAM.TXT - Parents Rooting for the Home Team
Elizabeth Foss

This article by Elizabeth Foss showcases what a parent's attitude should be regarding their children's activities. Taken from the June 16, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS PARENTS CHILDREN SPORTS

92. Family Life - MAKEDIFF.TXT - Parents' Presence Makes the Difference
Elizabeth Foss

Mrs. Foss encourages parents to become involved with their children's friends and extend the family atmosphere into the community. This article appeared in the June 20, 1996 issue of "The Arlington Catholic Herald."

93. Family Life - PARENT.TXT - Parents, Children and the Facts of Life
Henry Sattler

Published by St. Anthony Guild Press in 1952. A text on sex education for christian parents and for those concerned with helping parents. Fr. Sattler, C.SS.R., Ph.D.Offers tested and approved Christian methods for the sex education of children at varying age levels. Ideally suited for use in parent discussion groups of many kinds, it is equally helpful as a guide to individual fathers and mothers approaching parental problems in the home. CH

94. Family Life - PARENT.ZIP - Parents, Children and the Facts of Life
Henry Sattler

Published by St. Anthony Guild Press in 1952. A text on sex education for christian parents and for those concerned with helping parents. Fr. Sattler, C.SS.R., Ph.D.Offers tested and approved Christian methods for the sex education of children at varying age levels. Ideally suited for use in parent discussion groups of many kinds, it is equally helpful as a guide to individual fathers and mothers approaching parental problems in the home. CH

95. Family Life - PARTNER.TXT - Partnership With God
Msgr. Aloisius Muench

Address given by the Most Rev. Aloisius J. Muench, D.D., Bishop of Fargo, at the Sectional Meeting for Farmers, Ninth National Eucharistic Congress, St. Paul, June 24, 1941 on Christ glorified in the sacrifice of the farmer. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCRLC MUENCH FARM SOCIETY EUCHARIST FARMER RURAL

96. Family Life - POINTPAR.TXT - Pointers for Parents: The Most Precious Gift
Kenneth Poppe, Ph.D.

In this short file Kenneth Poppe gives a good suggestion for encouraging our daughters in remaining virginal until their marriage. POPPE VIRGINITY DAUGHTERS GIFT RING

97. Family Life - SE13.TXT - Preparing For Peer Pressure: A Guide for Parents of Young Children
James B. Stenson

'This booklet is intended for younger parents, people whose children are under 12. It is never too soon for such couples to be concerned about their children's future life as responsible adults. Happiness in life will depend, in very large measure, on how well the children handle themselves later in an environment of irreligion, sexual permissiveness, and unrestrained pursuit of pleasure. Coping with the forces of materialism has to begin long before the onset of puberty-as countless parents have found to their dismay. Neglect in the younger years can have serious, and even tragic, consequences.

98. Family Life - SE13.ZIP - Preparing For Peer Pressure: A Guide for Parents of Young Children
James B. Stenson

'This booklet is intended for younger parents, people whose children are under 12. It is never too soon for such couples to be concerned about their children's future life as responsible adults. Happiness in life will depend, in very large measure, on how well the children handle themselves later in an environment of irreligion, sexual permissiveness, and unrestrained pursuit of pleasure. Coping with the forces of materialism has to begin long before the onset of puberty-as countless parents have found to their dismay. Neglect in the younger years can have serious, and even tragic, consequences.

99. Family Life - DATING.TXT - Principles for Christian Dating: A Young Catholic Man's Perspective
Andrew Schmedieke

From , homeschooling magazine, October 1994-January 1995. Gives 'parents some rules, supports, and habits to encourage in their teenage children who are experiencing their attraction to the opposite sex in a new and heightened way.' SCHMEDIEKE DATING COURTSHIP MARRIAGE SEX FATHER CHASTITY TEEN

100. Family Life - WFFQA.TXT - Questions and Answers about WFF
Women for Faith and Family

Questions and answers which introduce you to Women for Faith & Family, the host organization for the Marriage and Family section. See also Affirmation for Catholic Women, with contact information. FAMILY INFORMATION QUESTIONS

101. Family Life - FR93402.TXT - Revitalizing Society Through the Family: Vision of John Paul II
J. Michael Miller, C.S.B.

Without strong families as its foundation, Western society will gradually disintegrate. Catholic teaching on the family, forcefully proposed by Pope John Paul II, could, however, serve as a catalyst for rejuvenating our crumbling social life. Taken from the Winter 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason."

102. Family Life - FR93402.ZIP - Revitalizing Society Through the Family: Vision of John Paul II
J. Michael Miller, C.S.B.

Without strong families as its foundation, Western society will gradually disintegrate. Catholic teaching on the family, forcefully proposed by Pope John Paul II, could, however, serve as a catalyst for rejuvenating our crumbling social life. Taken from the Winter 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason."

103. Family Life - NEOCATEV.HTM - Role of the Christian Family in Announcing the Gospel in Today's World
Giuseppe Gennarini

An article from 1987, recounting the trials and successes of families belonging to the Neocatechumenal Way, who search out the lost sheep by making their home among them, often in foreign countries. EVANGELIZATION MISSIONARIES CATECHESIS CATECHISTS SECULARIZATION MATERIALISM LAITY COMMUNITY HOLY FAMILY

104. Family Life - RURALLIF.TXT - Rural Life in a Peaceful World
NCRLC

Text and questions for study clubs on the role agrarianism must play in the making of a total peace. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCRLC RURAL AGRICULTURE LAND FARMER FAMILY MORTGAGE COOPERATIVE

105. Family Life - RURALLIF.ZIP - Rural Life in a Peaceful World
NCRLC

Text and questions for study clubs on the role agrarianism must play in the making of a total peace. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCRLC RURAL AGRICULTURE LAND FARMER FAMILY MORTGAGE COOPERATIVE

106. Family Life - SACPROTE.TXT - Sacramental Protection of the Family
Emerson Hynes

Inspiring talk given by Emerson Hynes of the Department of Sociology, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota on 'The Christian Family on the Land' at the St. Bede Rural Life School in June 1945. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCRLC FAMILY SACRAMENT TRADITION PARISH ENVIRONMENT RURAL

107. Family Life - 7KEYS.TXT - Seven Keys to a Christian Home
Emerson Hynes

Hynes discusses the main principles of 'home' building along Christian lines, instead of just house building. The home we live in must be a Sacramental. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. KEY HOME CHRISTIAN NCRLC FAMILY HYNES HOUSE

108. Family Life - 7KEYS.ZIP - Seven Keys to a Christian Home
Emerson Hynes

Hynes discusses the main principles of 'home' building along Christian lines, instead of just house building. The home we live in must be a Sacramental. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. KEY HOME CHRISTIAN NCRLC FAMILY HYNES HOUSE

109. Family Life - KEPTJAR.TXT - Sharing the Joys of Childhood that Can't Be Kept in a Jar
Elizabeth Foss

A very good article for stay-at-home moms who are tempted to think that their husbands have the 'better' part.

110. Family Life - SONSHINE.TXT - Son Shines After Mother's Acceptance
Elizabeth Foss

Beautiful article about a mother's love. Taken from the May 9, 1996 issue of the "Arlington Catholic Herald."

111. Family Life - STANDING.TXT - Standing on Both Feet
Fr. Patrick T. Quinlan

Fr. Quinlan deals with the rural homestead as a necessity for an era of reconstruction. He teaches how to work in the city and live on the land. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCRLC RURAL HOMESTEAD FARM URBAN COUNTRY EDUCATION

112. Family Life - STANDING.ZIP - Standing on Both Feet
Fr. Patrick T. Quinlan

Fr. Quinlan deals with the rural homestead as a necessity for an era of reconstruction. He teaches how to work in the city and live on the land. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. NCRLC RURAL HOMESTEAD FARM URBAN COUNTRY EDUCATION

113. Family Life - WFFCAIRO.TXT - Statement on US Involvement in UN Population Conference
Women for Faith and Family

Issued by Women for Faith & Family on August 26, 1994. CAIRO WFF UNITED NATIONS POPULATION

114. Family Life - BOTHPAR.TXT - Study Shows Importance of Both Parents in a Family
Elizabeth Foss

Foss writes about a study made by the Family Research Council' 'Amazingly' the study shows that there are harmful effects upon children when they are raised in a single parent family. What commonsense tells us now has the weight of a study behind it. This article appeared in the February 9, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' PARENTS MOTHER FATHER FAMILY

115. Family Life - TEACHMOR.TXT - Teaching Catholic Morality to Children
Carol Egan

An excellent article for parents on how and when to teach children about sexual morality. Taken from the 'The Catholic Family's Magnificat!'

116. Family Life - ADVTOWER.TXT - The Advent Tower, the O Antiphons
Elsa Chaney

Explanation of the Advent Tower and the 'O' Antiphons. Part of 'The Twelve Days of Christmas Kit.' ADVENT O ANTIPHONS TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

117. Family Life - affirm.htm - The Affirmation for Catholic Women
Women for Faith and Family

Women for Faith & Family's Affirmation for Catholic Women, which states the WFF philosophy. Women are encouraged to sign the affirmation as a sign of their support for its principles and values. AFFIRMATION CATHOLIC WOMEN FAITH FAMILY

118. Family Life - ATJESUS.TXT - The Attitude of Jesus Toward Women and the Family
Rudolf Schnackenburg

'The foundation of holy and happy marriage and family life is reverence for the dignity of women. What was Jesus' attitude to women? He didn't undertake to make changes in their legal status, which in the Old Testament and Judaism was far from being one of equality of rights, but his actual behaviour bears witness to high esteem, serious evaluation of their religious aspirations, and delicate tact, rarely encountered in later Judaism. This article was taken from "The Dawson Newsletter," Spring 1995.

119. Family Life - FAMHNDBK.TXT - The Catholic Family Handbook
Rev. George Kelly

Published in 1959 by Random House. Helps fathers and mothers realize the full meaning of their sacred calling and offers them practical directives for dealing with the problems of educating modern youth; and they will find in its pages ways and means to perfect their relationship with their children. HOME VOCATION PARENT AUTHORITY HABITS DISCIPLINE SELF-DENIAL MORAL CONSCIENCE SIN CONFESSION SEX INFLUENCE BOOKS TELEVISION MOVIES RADIO EXCEPTIONAL C

120. Family Life - FAMHNDBK.ZIP - The Catholic Family Handbook
Rev. George Kelly

Published in 1959 by Random House. Helps fathers and mothers realize the full meaning of their sacred calling and offers them practical directives for dealing with the problems of educating modern youth; and they will find in its pages ways and means to perfect their relationship with their children. HOME VOCATION PARENT AUTHORITY HABITS DISCIPLINE SELF-DENIAL MORAL CONSCIENCE SIN CONFESSION SEX INFLUENCE BOOKS TELEVISION MOVIES RADIO EXCEPTIONAL C

121. Family Life - FTHOME.TXT - The Challenges of Being a Full-Time Homemaker
Elizabeth Foss

In this timely article Elizabeth Foss discusses the issue of women who decide to become full-time mothers and homemakers.

122. Family Life - CHRHOM.TXT - The Christian Home
Celestine Strub, O.F.M.

Published in 1938 by the Franciscan Herald Press. 'Religion in the home is..the best of all remedies for the reform of society; and the purpose of this little book is to explain the remedy and to induce all Christian families that can be reached to adopt it.' FAMILY MARRIAGE CHILDREN PARENT HEAVEN EDUCATION SCHOOL LOVE DEVOTION

123. Family Life - CHRHOM.ZIP - The Christian Home
Celestine Strub, O.F.M.

Published in 1938 by the Franciscan Herald Press. 'Religion in the home is..the best of all remedies for the reform of society; and the purpose of this little book is to explain the remedy and to induce all Christian families that can be reached to adopt it.' FAMILY MARRIAGE CHILDREN PARENT HEAVEN EDUCATION SCHOOL LOVE DEVOTION

124. Family Life - CMSCRB.TXT - The Christmas Crib
Nesta De Robeck

Published in 1956 by Bruce Publishing Company. A little sightseeing journey to find out what Cribs have looked like in different countries and centuries, and what motivated the art of the cribs. ITALY GERMANY ENGLAND SPAIN PORTUGAL NEAPOLITAN ROME SICILY NATIVITY

125. Family Life - CMSCRB.ZIP - The Christmas Crib
Nesta De Robeck

Published in 1956 by Bruce Publishing Company. A little sightseeing journey to find out what Cribs have looked like in different countries and centuries, and what motivated the art of the cribs. ITALY GERMANY ENGLAND SPAIN PORTUGAL NEAPOLITAN ROME SICILY NATIVITY

126. Family Life - WORRYMAR.TXT - The Corner on the Worry Market
Elizabeth Foss

'The Arlington Catholic Herald,' Elizabeth Foss gives a personal example of how worry instead of faith accomplishes nothing and how the things that might cause us to worry can be an opportunity to be faithful and trust in God. FOSS WORRY TRUST FAITH

127. Family Life - DISABLED.HTM - The Family and Integration of the Disabled
Vatican Conference

On the initiative of the Pontifical Council for the Family, the Special Family Education Centre (CEFAES), and the Leopold Programme, various experts, doctors, psychologists, university teachers, professionals, and directors and members of associations for the disabled, met at the Vatican, 2-4 December 1999, to examine the family's role in the integration of disabled children into society, with special attention given to mental handicaps. PERSON DIGNITY BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOUR EDUCATION

128. Family Life - FAMHEART.TXT - The Family at the Heart of a Culture of Life
Stratford Caldecott

The bonds between the Church, the Holy Family, and the "domestic church" founded on the sacrament of marriage are intimate and profound. This article was taken from the Spring 1996 issue of "Communio: International Catholic Review".

129. Family Life - FAMHEART.ZIP - The Family at the Heart of a Culture of Life
Stratford Caldecott

The bonds between the Church, the Holy Family, and the "domestic church" founded on the sacrament of marriage are intimate and profound. This article was taken from the Spring 1996 issue of "Communio: International Catholic Review".

130. Family Life - FAMILY.TXT - The Family for Families
Fr. Francis Filas

Published by the Bruce Publishing Company in 1947. Reflections on the Life of Jesus, Mary and Joseph This book tells the story of the Holy Family especially written to show how modern families can imitate the Holy Family. Covers the setting in Palestine, the Christmas story, the flight into Egypt, the loss in the temple, the hidden life at Nazareth and the separation when St. Joseph died. Includes prayers and practices that are highly recommended for use

131. Family Life - FAMILY.ZIP - The Family for Families
Fr. Francis Filas

Published by the Bruce Publishing Company in 1947. Reflections on the Life of Jesus, Mary and Joseph This book tells the story of the Holy Family especially written to show how modern families can imitate the Holy Family. Covers the setting in Palestine, the Christmas story, the flight into Egypt, the loss in the temple, the hidden life at Nazareth and the separation when St. Joseph died. Includes prayers and practices that are highly recommended for use

132. Family Life - zwaldfamily.htm - The Family: Forming Human and Christian Values: Overview of USA and Canada
Michael Waldstein

Here is the text of the address given 19 January 2009 by Michael Waldstein, Max Seckler Professor of Theology at Ave Maria University, Florida, at the 6th World Meeting of Families, under way in Mexico. Professor Waldstein emphasized the responsibility of parents to oversee their children's education. GENERATION GAP MUSIC CATHOLIC SCHOOLS UTILITARIANISM CONSUMERISM ADOLESCENTS HOMESCHOOLING

133. Family Life - MARCH25.TXT - The Feast of the Annunciation
Women for Faith and Family

This is an excerpt from Women for Faith and Family's third Family Sourcebook, which covers Marian feasts and 'Ordinary Time.' WFF MARIAN FEASTS ANNUNCIATION

134. Family Life - PASSMEAL.TXT - The Passover Meal: A Ritual for Christian Homes
Arleen Hynes

This book is an adaptation of the traditional Jewish Passover service for use in Christian homes. It is designed to help families prepare the meal, decorate for the occasion, and conduct the service at the dinner table with all members participating. It is an illuminating and heart warming ritual, to be used year after year. From Paulist Press, 1972. HYNES PASSOVER MEAL RITUAL JEW HALLEL LAMB EXODUS FAMILY

135. Family Life - PASSMEAL.ZIP - The Passover Meal: A Ritual for Christian Homes
Arleen Hynes

This book is an adaptation of the traditional Jewish Passover service for use in Christian homes. It is designed to help families prepare the meal, decorate for the occasion, and conduct the service at the dinner table with all members participating. It is an illuminating and heart warming ritual, to be used year after year. From Paulist Press, 1972. HYNES PASSOVER MEAL RITUAL JEW HALLEL LAMB EXODUS FAMILY

136. Family Life - CLEANRD.TXT - The Road to Cleanliness: The Simpler the Better
Elizabeth Foss

Elizabeth Foss writes about the importance of keeping an orderly home and gives personal insights and suggestions. This article appeared in the September 29, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' For subscription information, call 1-800-377-0511 or write 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 607 Arlington, VA 22203. FOSS HOME ORDER CLUTTER

137. Family Life - SEHAPFAM.TXT - The Secret of a Happy Family
Mary Ann Budnik

What will really make our families happy? Read this article by Mrs. Budnik and find out.

138. Family Life - TASKWOMA.TXT - The Task of Woman in the Modern World
Janet Kalven

The author, Janet Kalven, shows how every woman can realize her vocation to the full as a wife, mother, religious or single woman in the world. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. WOMAN NCRLC MOTHER MARRIAGE FAMILY HOME

139. Family Life - TASKWOMA.ZIP - The Task of Woman in the Modern World
Janet Kalven

The author, Janet Kalven, shows how every woman can realize her vocation to the full as a wife, mother, religious or single woman in the world. Published by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, 4625 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310-2199. WOMAN NCRLC MOTHER MARRIAGE FAMILY HOME

140. Family Life - 12DAYXMA.TXT - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Elsa Chaney

Printed in 1955 by Liturgical Press, this book gives ideas for the celebrations of Christmastide in the home, the parish, school and apostolic groups. The first part covers the last day of Advent with the O Antiphons, a Christmas novena, preparing the gifts, decorations, crib, and cookery. The rest covers Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, from Christmas to Epiphany and Epiphany. Even includes a Christmas play. TREE WREATH SUPPER PRAYERS SONGS CHRIST-CANDLE MA

141. Family Life - 12DAYXMA.ZIP - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Elsa Chaney

Printed in 1955 by Liturgical Press, this book gives ideas for the celebrations of Christmastide in the home, the parish, school and apostolic groups. The first part covers the last day of Advent with the O Antiphons, a Christmas novena, preparing the gifts, decorations, crib, and cookery. The rest covers Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, from Christmas to Epiphany and Epiphany. Even includes a Christmas play. TREE WREATH SUPPER PRAYERS SONGS CHRIST-CANDLE MA

142. Family Life - STRANGER.TXT - There's A Stranger In Your House
Jerry McGuire

An essay highlighting the influence of television on our lives as individuals and families, using the metaphor of television as a stranger in our homes. Jerry McGuire is Superintendent of Butte County Schools. Uploaded by Greg Carter. MCGUIRE TELEVISION FAMILY

143. Family Life - TRUEXMAS.TXT - True Christmas Spirit
Rev. E.J. Sutfin

Published by Grail Publications in 1955. This book's main purpose is to develop the fundamental dogmatic background of the Christmas Liturgy, and then to suggest ideas of every sort by which the spirit of the Church may be brought to children. 'The Church always finds old and new treasures of grace in her storehouse of scripture and tradition. We must take every means of helping our children to find them.' ADVENT ST. NICHOLAS IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ST. LUCY

144. Family Life - TRUEXMAS.ZIP - True Christmas Spirit
Rev. E.J. Sutfin

Published by Grail Publications in 1955. This book's main purpose is to develop the fundamental dogmatic background of the Christmas Liturgy, and then to suggest ideas of every sort by which the spirit of the Church may be brought to children. 'The Church always finds old and new treasures of grace in her storehouse of scripture and tradition. We must take every means of helping our children to find them.' ADVENT ST. NICHOLAS IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ST. LUCY

145. Family Life - GIFTFAIT.TXT - We Give You the Greatest Gift We Have: The Gift of Faith
Elizabeth Foss

A beautiful letter written by Elizabeth Foth to her infant son on his baptism. This article appeared in the December 22, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' FOSS BAPTISM

146. Family Life - ZMARRFAM.HTM - What the Data Show About Marriage and Families
ZENIT

New data revealed in the June 2003 issue of Population and Development Review underline the importance of the family and religious values. The magazine is published by the New York-based Population Council, not normally noted for its support of traditional moral values. CHILDREN SUICIDE PARENTS SEX DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

147. Family Life - ROMANCE.HTM - Where Has Healthy Romance Gone for Young People?
ZENIT

In a ZENIT interview, Connie Marshner, pro-life and pro-family activist in Washington DC, discusses the state of romantic dating among young people and offers some advice. SEX COURTSHIP YOUTH CHASTITY ABSTINENCE FATHER DIVORCE PREGNANCY TEENS MARRIAGE