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Parents, "by word and example, are the first
heralds of the faith with regard to their children" (Lumen Gentium, no. 11). Whether you are a parent, grandparent, aunt
or uncle, or older sibling, read how you can help foster
faith into your home.
"The family is, so to speak, the domestic church. In it parents should, by their word and example, be the first preachers of the faith to their children; they should encourage them in the vocation which is proper to each of them, fostering with special care vocation to a sacred state. Fortified by so many and such powerful means of salvation, all the faithful, whatever their condition or state, are called by the Lord, each in his own way, to that perfect holiness whereby the Father Himself is perfect." (Lumen Gentium, no. 11)
ask Mary, the one through whom Jesus entered our world, to guide us in
presenting Jesus to those who live in our land. May her prayers help us to
share in her courage and faithfulness. May they lead us to imitate her
discipleship, her turning to Jesus, her love for God and for all. May the
compassion that Mary has always reflected be present in our hearts."
resource as a guide to making prayer a part of your
family life at home.
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