Moral Living

What is right and wrong? How does one develop an informed conscience? An array of issues confront Christians every day as they seek to live with integrity and Christian values, which are based on Scripture and Church tradition.

Faithful Citizenship

We live in a country which stands for the separation of Church and state. Yet we know how much our Catholic values can potentially impact the way we engage in political life. The United States Catholic Bishops encourage us to practice faithful citizenship, to be good members of our democracy, and to be true to our discipleship at the same time.

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Being Truthful

Scripture and Tradition both call us to truth and the virtue of honesty. Its absence has strong negative consequences in our interpersonal and social relationships. Why are we called to be truthful? What is at stake?

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Stewardship

Stewardship—what does it really mean? Is it just about sharing our time, talents, and money with our parish community, or is there more? These resources explore the "more" of stewardship, connecting it to what it means to be a disciple.

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Living Like Christ: Following the Great Commandments

To live like Christ, we follow the two great commandments that he gave us: to love God and to love others as we love ourselves.

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Life in Christ - Being Holy, Walking Spiritually, Living Virtuously

The spiritual practices of our Church and the cardinal virtues of prudence, justice, temperance and fortitude help us to live Christ-like lives and answer the call to holiness.

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The Ten Commandments

Natural Law guided communities for thousands of years prior to the development of written codes of law. The Ten Commandments represent revealed law and continue to guide communities to harmonious living. The commandments find their fulfillment in the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Morality • Generations of Faith

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Care for God's Creation

As Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si' reminds us, we are called to tend the earth—our common home—and care for all of God's creation.

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Family: The Domestic Church

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Building the Reign of God • Parent Learning Centers

Helping Our Family Live Our Faith

This session will help parents understand more fully what it means to live in the Reign/Kingdom of God. They will explore the teachings of Christ as they relate to our modern world and everyday life and how to allow our lives to more fully reflect the teachings of Christ. They will learn how to talk with their children about how we live in and build the Reign of God so they will grow into a lifetime of faith. • By Bill Huebsch

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Learning about Chastity • Parent Learning Centers

Helping Our Family Live Our Faith

This session will help parents to recognize that by creating the human person, man and woman, God gives each one personal dignity. They will appreciate that chastity means the full and complete integration of sexuality within the person and the covenant that spouses enter into. They will learn how to talk with their children about chastity in ways that will help them grow into a lifetime of faith. • By Bill Huebsch

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Living a Moral Life • Parent Learning Centers

Helping Our Family Live Our Faith

This session will help parents to recognize that certain concrete acts are always wrong to choose and that we may not do evil to achieve a good result. They will deepen their understanding that a well-formed conscience is upright and truthful. They will learn how to talk with their children about how to live a moral life so that they will grow into a lifetime of faith. • By Bill Huebsch

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Building the Reign of God • Whole Community Catechesis

(English & Spanish)

This session will help participants understand more fully what it means to live in the Reign/Kingdom of God. They will explore the teachings of Christ as they relate to our modern world and everyday life and how to allow our lives to more fully reflect the teachings of Christ.

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Learning about Chastity • Whole Community Catechesis

(English & Spanish)

This session will help participants to recognize that by creating the human person, man and woman, God gives each one personal dignity. They will appreciate that chastity means the full and complete integration of sexuality within the person and the covenant that spouses enter into.

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Living a Moral Life • Whole Community Catechesis

This session will help participants to recognize that certain concrete acts are always wrong to choose and that we may not do evil to achieve a good result. They will deepen their understanding that a well-formed conscience is upright and truthful.

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Living a Moral Life (Spanish) • Whole Community Catechesis

This session will help participants to recognize that certain concrete acts are always wrong to choose and that we may not do evil to achieve a good result. They will deepen their understanding that a well-formed conscience is upright and truthful.

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Christian Morality • Generations of Faith

This resource will guide leaders in self-reflection on Christian morality.

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