Family Hour is time—intentionally set aside each week—for passing on the faith, having fun, and growing closer to God and one another. In the intimacy of their own home, parents lead their family to gather, pray, learn, share, and eat!
We love our children, and we want the very best for them, which is eternal life in Heaven. We already promised to pass on the faith to our children during our marriage vows and at their Baptism. By God's design, no one else can influence the present moment or future course of a child like parents can.
A substantial one. Fathers begin to thrive in their identity as spiritual heads of their family. Mothers bloom as the heart of their home. Children grow in faith and trust as they are led to the Truth that transforms their lives. As God intended, a family that seeks Him becomes a refreshing community of life, love, and joy.
To assist families in conducting their own Family Hour, we produce two separate resources:
It is easy to get started.
"[Parents'] role as educators is so decisive that scarcely anything can compensate for their failure in it." -Vatican II