Monday, October 24, 2016

Amoris Laetitia-Par. 85

85.  The Church is called to cooperate with parents through suitable pastoral initiatives, assisting them in the fulfilment of their educational mission.  She must always do this by helping them to appreciate their proper role and to realize that by their reception of the sacrament of marriage they become ministers of their children's education.  In educating them, they build up the Church, 99 and in so doing, they accept a God-given vocation.100

99 John Paul II, Apostolic Exhortation Familiaris Consortio (28 November 1981) 38: AAS 74 (1982), 129.
100 Cf. Address to the Diocesan Conference of Rome (14 June 2015): L'Osservatore Romano, 15-16 June 2015, p.8.


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