Published February 1, 2007
Family Honor, Inc. will present “Real Life and Real Love,” a unique Catholic parenting program designed for seventh- and eighth-grade students and their parents Feb. 23 and 24 at St. Peter Chanel Church.
On Friday night the program will begin at 7 p.m. and on Saturday will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Family Honor is a nonprofit Catholic organization created in 1987 to “provide opportunities for parents and children to learn to communicate effectively on important life values, with a special focus on the truth and goodness of human sexuality and the virtue of chastity.”
The program will open the doors to such topics as peer pressure, self-esteem, recognizing talents, values, sexuality, chastity and the sanctity of love.
Using skits, breakout sessions and focused parent-child time, the program seeks to be a fast-paced, informative weekend event. Last year 30 attended and benefited from the Family Honor message.
“We’re so glad our daughter could experience in two days what it takes many of us a lifetime to put into words,” one participant said.
The event is open to families from all parishes within the archdiocese, but is limited to just 40 families.
St. Peter Chanel is located at 11330 Woodstock Road.
The cost of the event is $125 per family. To register, visit the St. Peter Chanel Web site at www.stpeterchanel.org and click on “Forms.”
For more information, call Jennifer Mehall at (770) 594-1234 or Catherine Anderson at (770) 645-2123. Visit www.familyhonor.org.