Presentation on theme: "Family Life To K why family life is important to Catholics"— Presentation transcript:
1 Family Life To K why family life is important to Catholics To U how Catholic parishes help (1) the upbringing of children (2) families stay togetherTo K & U how attitudes to marriage and family have changed.“The family is the Original Cell of Social Life” Catechism of the Catholic Church 2007
2 “The family is the Original Cell of Social Life” Importance of family4 reasons…1. Do you think families need a mother and father who are married? Give 2 reasons for your point of view. (4marks)2. Family life is more important for Catholics than for non-religious people. Do you agree? (6mks)created by God as the only unit for having & bringing up childrenA mother and father who have committed to each other in marriage.Secure and loving environment because of teachings against divorce and on importance of family.Morals: place to learn the difference between right and wrong.Christian faithlearn about who God is, experience Christian faith through prayer, charity, Christian virtues.For care of parents when too old: 4th Commandment and teaching of Jesus.
3 Parishes help to…(add detail to the labels) Bring up childrenKeep families togetherEducation:attached primary and secondary schools, helps teach morals and bring up children in Christian faith (parents’ marriage vow).Family Friendly:welcome desk at mass, family events.Catechetics:1st communion, 1st confession, confirmation programmes intro children to the faith.Priest:available for counselling, sermons about importance of family & marriage vows.Children’s Liturgies:allows parents to attend Sunday worship, and introduces children to Mass.Information & Support:leaflets on issues eg divorce, homosexuality, mental health, mixed marriage etc. National Family Support programmes.Charities:offer financial support or counselling eg Catholic Marriage CareProvides youth clubs and activitiesA safe environment and off the streets.Explain how parishes support Catholic family life. (8marks)Explain how parishes support parents in the Catholic upbringing of their children. (8marks)You can’t be a good Catholic if you don’t go to Catholic school. Do you agree? Give reasons why someone might disagree. (6marks) A question about upbringing…
4 Changing Attitudes: what are the trends, how do you explain them? Explain why attitudes to marriage & divorce/ types of family/ homosexuality have changed. (4-8marks)Annotate your sheet, matching the trend with the explanationContraceptionWoman’s equality: don’t put up with so much, more independent financiallyChristianity influence decreasedmedical researchLonger life expectancy: married for longerAnti-discrimination lawsEasier divorce processExample of celebritiesGay rights movements,