ABOUT US

SUBSCRIBING PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY FOUNDATIONS INSTITUTE

 

Family Foundations Institute seeks to connect, inform and encourage families in their role of being the “original cell” of society through many events and activities.

  1. Complete adherence to the teachings of the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church and the Pope.
  2. Acceptance of the right and duty of parents to be the primary educators of their children.
  3. This formational enterprise is a lay endeavor – not clergy.
  4. Instruction and Formation will not criticize clergy but rather provide clear teaching in a positive manner of the Roman Catholic Church.
  1. All members of a family take part in formation either through giving instruction or attending as a participant.
  2. The framework of this broad teaching enterprise is a community effort. As such, a fraternal bond and social interaction between families is to be fostered.
  3. There is a joyful duty of apostolate for individuals and the group to follow the Holy Father’s call to evangelize.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Brian Simpson

Executive Director

Bill Dika

CPA, CA, Secretary/Treasurer

Richard Haasen

Shelly Aarssen

Fr. Joseph Devereaux

Michael Whelan

Mission

Family Foundations Institute seeks to connect, inform and encourage families in its role as society’s original cell through many events and activities. Family Foundations Institute believes stronger families make a stronger world.

VALUES

  • Complete adherence to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church
  • Parents are primary educators of their children, the family is the most important “religious school of instruction”
  • Laity play a key role in education, formation, and evangelization. The format of this action is as variable as the individuals initiating it.
  • Teachers provide clear teaching in a positive manner of the Roman Catholic Church, rather than criticize others
  • Teaching and learning together, individuals create a supportive community
  • Supported and well-formed, individuals heed the call to evangelize

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