Formation Course 4: "Family Life"

Aug 30, 2020

Learn more about the next course, 7pm on Sept. 10, 17 & 24

This course is an overview of what healthy marriage and family should look like. It provides a vision for what is possible for the Catholic family in the world of today, what a family can aspire to and what helps there are to achieving that vision. The course covers the nature of the husband and wife relationship in the context of the Christian life, how parenting is a crucial form of evangelization, and some ways in which the family can pass on the faith to the next generation.

Course Dates: September 10, 17 and 24, 7:00-8:30pm
Speakers: Peter & Debbie Herbeck

The talks will be in-persona and live-streamed. You must register online on this page so that we don’t overfill the church. Registration form can be found HERE or below.

To submit questions to the speakers please email [email protected].

Here are some useful resources on marriage and family:

1. Off the Hook, God, Love, Dating, and Marriage in a Hookup World
Author: Timothy P. O’Malley

2. 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage, Simple Ways for Couples to Grow Closer to God and to Each Other
Authors: Jennifer Roback Morse & Betsy Kerekes

3. Be Devoted, Restoring Friendship, Passion, and Communion in Your Marriage
Author: Bob Schuchts

4. Then Comes Baby, The Catholic Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the First Three Years of Parenthood
Authors: Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak

5. Three Secrets to Holiness in Marriage: A 33-Day Self-Guided retreat for Catholic Couples
Authors: Dan DeMatte, Amber DeMatte

6. Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive
By the Pontifical Council for the Family, Our Sunday Visitor

7. Amoris Laetitia, On Love in the Family
Author: Pope Francis

8. For Better FOREVER, Revised and Expanded, A Catholic Guide to Lifelong Marriage
Authors: Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak

9. The Temperament God Gave Your Kids, Motivate, Discipline, and Love Your Children
Authors: Art and Laraine Bennett

10. The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse
Author: Art Bennett

11. Men, Women and the Mystery of Love: Practical Insights from John Paul II's Love and Responsibility
Author: Edward Sri

12. You're a Better Parent Than You Think! A Guide to Common-Sense Parenting
Author: Ray Guarendi

13. The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
Author: Gary Chapman

14. Boundaries With Kids
Author: Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

Click here for the Family Life Workbook.

Here is the video of Talk 1

Here is the video of Talk 2

Here is the video of Talk 3

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