Holy Family Catechesis

“...Parents must be acknowledged as the first and foremost educators of their children. Their role as educators is so decisive that scarcely anything can compensate.” (Gravissimun Educationis #3)

"Certainly one area in which the family has an irreplaceable role is that of religious education, which enables the family to grow as a 'domestic church.' ” 

(John Paul II, Letter to Families, 2 February 1994 #16)

We are excited to invite your family to join our catechetical program called “Holy Family Catechesis.” The program meets twice a month with the entire family. Each month had a different focus. The doctrine (or topic) for the month will be the same for every grade, with the activities and explanations expanding so as to deepen as the grade level goes up. Parents are given all that they need to pass on the Catholic Faith to their children at home. 

There is a parent’s meeting to equip you for the lessons each month. The doctrine is explained on an adult level. We discuss how to hand this on to your children at their age level, as well as how to live this as a family. The ultimate goal is for parents and children to have discussions together about the Catholic Faith. Our staff is available to personally coach you as you discover the learning style that works best for your family. 

Every family will receive a monthly subscription box from Our Lady of Joy containing supplies, worksheets, and materials needed for that month’s lessons. This is our unique way of connecting with, supporting, and ministering to our families at Our Lady of Joy. Welcome to Holy Family Catechesis!