Parenting Resources

Parent Workshops

Join us for our third Parent workshop hosted in 2024. As a parent and first educator of your child you have a challenge to accurately answer questions about “growing up”. Learn how to joyfully accompany your child in the emotional, spiritual, and physical journey to adulthood through scripture and the sacraments. Leave with an abundance of resources available to you as parents. Parents of any age child are welcome to attend.

June 5, 2:00pm-5:00pm | St. Thomas More, Paducah

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Parenting Resources

Family HonorFamily Honor, Inc. recognizes a parent’s need to connect with their children and thus provides proven and practical solutions to foster this. 

Parents: Would you like to jump-start communication with your son or daughter?  Do you need help talking to your child about chastity, sexuality, marriage, dating and other important topics? 

“The future of the world passes through the family.” – Pope Saint John Paul II

The family is the first and primary school of learning where children begin to understand their dignity as a child of God.

Family Honor, Inc. recognizes a parent’s need to connect with their children and thus provides proven and practical solutions to foster this.  By equipping parents with a new ‘language of love’ and related instructional resources, Family Honor offers parents and their teens the ability to communicate with one another about important life issues, with a special focus on chastity and God’s gift of sexuality.

Family Honor’s Real Love & Real Life program presents the beautiful truths of human sexuality through the lens of Pope Saint John Paul II’s landmark teaching known as “Theology of the Body.”

The program modules include:

  • Recognizing your true worth Communicating well with family and friends The meaning of real love
  • Developing your whole self—Spiritually, Physically, Intellectually, Creatively, and Emotionally (SPICE)
  • Basic introduction to the Theology of the Body
  • Fertility appreciation, conception, and fetal development
  • How to grow in virtue
  • Guidelines for future dating
  • Future goals that lead to a happy, healthy, and holy life

Catholic Parenting 101List of articles and tips for building strong Catholic Families from Dr. Tim Hogan.

Strong Catholic FamiliesAn initiative of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry. Resources for parents to help develop strong catholic families including videos, blogs, online resources, articles, and more.   

Building the Domestic Church An initiative of the Knights of Columbus in the service of building family life in the home and parish.  Including “Fathers for Good”, “Rosary at Home”, and “Family Fully Alive”.

Theology of the Family Blog, resources, and DVD video series building on St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.

 Families of Character Online video series and blog to learn and live virtue in family life.