Friday, March 20, 2015

Protecting the Catholic family

Fr. John Hardon
Msgr. Vincent Foy
Raymond Cardinal Burke
Parents are understandably upset about Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum that is being forced upon our children despite opposition from thousands of concerned citizens. Many of us feel that it is increasingly difficult to protect our children from the immorality prevalent in society. To make things worse, according to LifeSiteNews, the general secretary of the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario (ACBO), Roger Lawler, “is a partisan Liberal who has been tweeting his support for the Wynne government’s controversial sex-ed program.” Instead of opposing the curriculum, the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario  has stated that they have a “responsibility” to teach the new sex-ed curriculum but will do so through the Fully Alive program currently taught in Catholic schools. The Fully Alive program is not without its serious problems and for faithful Catholic parents, the news of an updated Fully Alive program is unwelcome and not reassuring.

What can parents do when the family is assailed by forces that seek to destroy and redefine that which was ordained by  God? Three holy priests who have made the defense of the Catholic Faith and family their life’s mission have valuable advice for those of us who take seriously our promise to raise our children in the Faith.  (more...)

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