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The family is the great blessing, the great gift of this “God with us”, who did not want to abandon us to the solitude of a life without others, without challenges, without a home. - Pope Francis

Parish Resources

One Human Family

This parish family gathering resource was developed for the World Meeting of Family but is suitable for any gathering exploring the idea of our "one human family".
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We Are One Human Family Slideshow & Reflection

A photo slideshow with pictures of people around the world and reflection questions about what it means to be a part of one human family. This slideshow can be used as a conversation starter about solidarity-- what it means to be a part of one human family.
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Gift of Hope

The Gift of Hope Tree activity is an opportunity to invite children and families to reflect on how Christ was born into poverty, and how this reflects the reality of many other families around the world today. Participants will consider what gifts the Holy Family might have needed and how those gifts compare to what people who live in poverty might need.
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Family Resources

Emergency Prayer Cards

You can pray along with children and families experiencing emergencies around the world. Children can cut out each card and read the prayer together with their class or family.
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