About Family Catechism - FFI
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About Family

Catechism

The purpose of Family Catechism is to join together to carry out the common task of family faith formation in a welcoming environment to build up a community of strengthened families.

Story.

In 1988, a group of London and area parents began meeting to live out their mission as primary educators. The purpose of these meetings was to join families together in a welcoming setting to carry out the common task of faith formation and to build fraternity. There are now 11 locations where this same initiative actively continues.

Cost.

$100 participation fee ($50 if you are single) for each family taking part in Family Catechism.

This fee goes towards the cost of the use of our locations and the purchase of classroom supplies or other teaching materials. Please note that financial assistance is available if required.

Contact us for assistance.

Process.

Through Family Catechism, parents and students learn about their Catholic Faith while forging quality friendships built upon sharing a common mission:

To become a community of life and love. . .and reflect God’s love in the world (Familiaris Consortio, 17)

Family Catechism runs every other Saturday or Sunday (depending on the location) from October to April for a morning of learning and community. Participants divide into age-specific classes (including a high school and adult class) and are taught on matters of the Catholic faith and culture. Teachers are fellow parents and peers, using teaching material which has complete adherence to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.

To assist our Family Catechism Families in their class preparation and their own personal formation, Family Foundations Institute has purchased a subscription to the online Catholic resource platform called Formed.

Sign up to access formed.