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Parents as Primary Educators— Parents For Eternal Life

by Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.

(original article here)

What do we mean when we say that parents are the primary educators of their children? We mean everything.

  • We mean that parents begin to teach their children from the moment their children are conceived and born.
  • We mean that parents teach their children during the children’s infancy and childhood.
  • We mean that parents are the first, and most important and indispensable teachers of their children.
  • We mean that unless the children are taught by the parents, the children will be getting only a substitute education. Continue reading
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