Parenting

The Office of Marriage and Family strives to provide resources and programs in support of faith and family life to the parishes and parishioners of the Diocese of Saint Cloud.

 

 

New Resources for Advent 2017

Advent Calendar 2017  (Interactive family) PDF

Blessing of an Advent Wreath PDF

Blessing of a Christmas Tree   PDF

Blessing of Nativity Scene PDF

Celebrating Advent as a Family PDF

Continuing the Celebration:  The Christmas Season ends January 8   PDF

 

 

 Special Feast Days During Advent

December 6 – St Nicholas PDF

December 8 – Mary’s Immaculate Conception PDF

December 9 – St Juan Diego PDF and  Prayer to St Juan Diego PDF

December 12  – Our Lady of Guadalupe Prayer of John Paul II  PDF

December 13 – St Lucy

 

 

 

Week of Holy Family and Solemnity of Mary

Holy Family PDF

Prayer for Family Commitment PDF

Solemnity of Mary PDF

Prayer in Communion with Mary PDF

Digital Retreat on the Holy Family

 

 

 

 

View a sample of our parenting resources below.

Message for Parents about Sexuality (PDF)

Parenting

Parenting: Familiaris Consortio (PDF)

Tips for Parents of Teens (PDF)

 

Good on-line resources for parents:

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids

 


Parenting Anecdotes:

Brownies with a Difference (PDF)

One Parent’s Story About Sexuality Ed. (PDF)

 

To learn more about parenting resources from the Office of Marriage and Family, call 320-252-4721 or email.