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Pope: Don't pretend to be teens; help youths see blessings of adulthood
Pope Francis poses for a selfie during a conference on families and adolescent education June 19 at Rome's Basilica of St. John Lateran. CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters

Pope Francis poses for a selfie during a conference on families and adolescent education June 19 at Rome's Basilica of St. John Lateran. CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters

ROME – Instead of "pretending to be adolescents," parents must help young people see the blessing of growing into adulthood, Pope Francis told priests, religious, catechists and parish council members from the Diocese of Rome.

The belief that youthfulness is a model of success "is one of the most dangerous 'unwitting' menaces in the education of our adolescents" that hinders their personal growth because "adults have taken their place," the Pope said June 19, opening the Rome Diocese's annual convention.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Authors from Belmar parish pen children's book on Thomas Merton

This month, Gregory and Elizabeth Ryan, parishioners of St. Rose Parish, Belmar, witnessed a dream come true. 

After 35 years, their book for children ages five to nine, titled “The ABCs of Thomas Merton, A Monk at the Heart of the World,” was published by Paraclete Press of Brewster, Massachusetts.  

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Friday, June 16, 2017
Speaker helps give families game plan for living a life of faith
Speaking to the dozens of children and families gathered at Visitation Parish, Brick, Dan Duddy explained how the lessons he’s learned from four decades on the football field as a head coach can be applied to everyday life. More ...
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Make your funeral wishes known to your family
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article that appeared in The Monitor’s Bereavement Section regarding advance funeral planning. In a highlighted box, the question read, “Why take the chance on your family guessing what you want?” More ...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Catholic mom sees her 11 children as greatest Mother's Day gift
BOWIE, Md.  -- Mother's Day will greet Amy Laddbush of Bowie with plentiful sounds as her husband and 11 children clamor to express their appreciation for her vital service to their big Catholic family. More ...
Friday, May 12, 2017
Iraqi immigrant mother holds to faith, heritage in U.S.

PHOENIX -- Chaldean immigrant Maureen Antwan wants two things for her children -- for them to keep the faith and do well in school.

 
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Friday, May 12, 2017



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