Your Christian Vocation

YouTube Videos, Chapter 4: Strong Families are the Foundation of a Healthy Society


Pope: Strong Families are the Foundation of a Healthy Society


Film Focus: This Rome Reports video recounts one of Pope Francis’ public catecheses. In this catechesis, Pope Francis discusses the importance of family for the preservation of society. He also highlights the importance of women in their role in a family.


Text Focus: Pages 148-150


Discussion Questions:

  1. What are some ways that a strong family can lead to a strong society?
  2. How do women serve to strengthen family life?
  3. How can Christian marriages be an example for those of other faiths (or of no faith) around us?
  4. Pope Francis is a man who has embraced the vocation of priesthood. Yet, he seeks to strengthen the family and married life. What are some ways you see the Catholic Church hierarchy supporting family life? Do you see places where improvement could occur?

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