The Office of Marriage and Family strives to provide resources and programs in support of faith and family life to the parishes and parishioners of the Diocese of Saint Cloud.

Parenting Resources

Message for Parents about Sexuality (PDF)

Parenting: Familiaris Consortio (PDF)

Tips for Parents of Teens (PDF)

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids (website link)

Susan Vogt – Family Matters (website link)

189 Great Books for Catholic Kids (PDF)

Did you know?

  • That one-third of all children in the US will have a stepparent by age 18 (50% will at some point in their lifetime).
  • On average, it takes more time for a child to adjust to a parent’s remarriage than to the original parental divorce.