Children are a blessing: Respect Life Month Day 12

Children are a blessing, and the family is the very foundation of civil society. In a society where the contraceptive mentality has seeped into almost every corner of society, including the Church, larger families are often frowned upon. Many husbands…

Sexuality Education: 6 proactive tips for concerned parents

Sexuality education is an ever-present problem for concerned parents.  The growing tsunami of progressive sexual attitudes heightens the natural desire to protect our children’s innocence.  With so much happening, and very quickly, it can be difficult to know how to…

When Grandma is considered a burden: A Proverb

There was an old woman living with her son, daughter-in-law and grandson. Grandma came to be what the family considered a burden. She dropped dishes, spilled things, and couldn't help with the farming. One day the couple had had enough,…

Parents as primary educators and the dangers of sexuality education

Right now my husband and I are engaged in discussions with not one, but two of my children's schools regarding their so-called sexuality programmes. This isn't anything new.  I have been working for Family Life International since its inception when I was just a…

Synod on the Family: Consultation of the New Zealand Bishops

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have released their consultation questionnaire in preparation for this year's Synod on the Family which is to be held in Rome, October 5th to 19th. Bishop Charles Drennan of Palmerston North will be participating in the…