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For Parents and Guardians

A Message to Parents from Bishop Conlon

Check out these great Catholic resources for families!

Or, click on the appropriate link below to find information about your child's faith formation program, tailored to your family's needs.

My Child is in Parish or School
Faith Formation

I am Homeschooling
my Child


"Parents have the unique responsibility for the education of their children; they are the first educators or catechists. They teach by their witness of the faith, through their values and attitudes, by their Christian example of love for Christ and his church. When children are baptized, parents accept the responsibility to raise their children in the practice of the faith..."
(National Directory for Catechesis 234-235)