District Superior Letter: Riches of Family Life

As time goes on, we cannot help but realize how Christian families are the building blocks of healthy societies. Allow me to simply echo our founder, Archbishop Lefebvre, who called for a crusade of the families 40 years ago in his Jubilee sermon.

“There is no greater gift the Good God can bestow upon your hearths than to have many children. Have big families; it is the glory of the Catholic Church! It has been so in Canada, it has been so in Holland, it has been so in Switzerland and it has been so in France—everywhere the large family was the joy and prosperity of the Church. There are that many more chosen souls for Heaven! Therefore do not limit, I beg you, the gifts of God; do not listen to these abominable slogans which destroy the family, which ruin health, which ruin the household, and provoke divorce.

"And if it is necessary, yes, you yourselves will make the school for your children. If the schools should corrupt your children, what are you going to do? Deliver them to the corrupters? Rather that your children be poor—that they be removed from this apparent science that the world possesses—but that they be good children, Christian children, Catholic children, who love their holy religion, who love to pray, and who love to work; children who love the earth which the Good God has made.

"Finally, a crusade as well for heads of families. You who are the head of your household, you have a grave responsibility in your countries. You must fight at the time of elections in order that you may have Catholic mayors, Catholic representatives...”

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