The Christian family is a communion of person, a sign and image of the communion of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. In the procreation and education of children it reflects the Father's work of creation.
Supporting Families Resources
"The home is the very foundation for raising children, for seeking comfort, and for preparing oneself to participate in broader society through work, education, and civic engagement". See, "The Home is the Foundation".
The Catholic Church Supports the Basic Unit of Society in Many Ways