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Tuesday, May 1, 2007
The Catechism of the Catholic Church on Family Ties
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Family ties are important but not absolute. Just as the child grows to maturity and human and spiritual autonomy, so his unique vocation which comes from God asserts itself more clearly and forcefully. Parents should respect this call and encourage their children to follow it. They must be convinced that the first vocation of the Christian is to follow Jesus: "He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me." (CCC 2232)

1 comments:

del_button May 3, 2007 at 10:23 AM
4HisChurch said...

Thanks so much for posting this. In this day and age when following the Lord seems to be more the exception than the rule, it is something to keep in mind. Love the picture, too!

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