What can Parishes Do


Recommendations for Parishes

Notify parents annually as to the contents of the Frameworks and Wellness programs as well as the practices of School-based Health Centers.

Encourage dialog with the schools.

Encourage involvement in the political process to ensure quality abstinence programs and rights of parents.

Strengthen instruction for middle and high school students in the teachings of the Faith with regards to sexuality and respect for life.

Integrate elements of successful secular abstinence programs.

homiletic material related to marriage and respect for life (Ex. Annunciation, Visitation, Wedding Feast of cana, Psalm 139).

Prayers for vocations to sacramental marriage.

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