Family Honor

The Mission of Family Honor:

The mission of Family Honor, a non-profit organization is to provide and promote a family-centered, Catholic approach to chastity education.  For more information or to register for a Family Honor program, please visit the Family Honor Website.

Join Family Honor on our 2018 Pilgrimage! 

If you have a special devotion to the Blessed Mother or need spiritual renewal, join Family Honor's Pilgrimage to France, November 5th - 13th.  Our pilgrimage will take you to the Blessed Mother's Shrine at Lourdes, plus you will visit Lyons, Ars, Lisieux, and Paris to see holy site significant in the life of Saints Bernadette, Therese of Lisieux, John Vianney, Catherine Laboure, and Vincent de Paul.  The Spiritual Director is Family Honor's Chaplain, Reverend Philip Gillespie, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anderson, SC.  For pilgrimage details, please click on this link.  Or you may contact our pilgrimage company at 1800-653-0017 or the Family Honor office at 803-929-0858.  Deposits are due by June 30.

Family Honor Programs:

Leading & Loving: For parents only of young children (infancy – age 10); no child attends.

Gives parents the confidence and competence to talk with their children about God’s gift of sexuality in an age-appropriate way. Helps parents know how to form their children in virtue, even from an early age, and provides parents a better understanding of the WHY behind what our faith teaches. Format: Six one-hour sessions.  Usually presented by Family Honor on a Friday evening (2 hours) and Saturday daytime (4 hours). Can be done in other formats, though.   Topics include: Sex: What Does It Really Mean?; The Language of Love: How Do I Speak It?; The Birds and the Bees: Teaching More Than Facts; Formation in Virtue: Raising Good Kids; Broken Heart: Dealing with Tough Issues; and Growing a Joyful, Faith-Filled Family.

Changes & Challenges: For parents with their 6th grader.

Helps families understand the ‘changes and challenges’ of puberty. Format: Two two-hour sessions. Presented one week apart, in the evening, or on a Fri. night/Sat. morning, or Sat. morning and Sat. afternoon. Session 1 – Parents only. Topics include: Understanding Child Development; Keeping Balance in Your Family; Raising Happy, Holy Children. Session 2 is for parents with their 6th grader. Participants separated by sex in two different rooms (dads/boys and moms/girls). Topics: Developing as a Person (spiritually, physically, intellectually, creatively & emotionally); Muscles for Life (boys); Virtuous Violet (girls); Fertility Appreciation and Fetal Development.

Real Love & Real Life: For parents with their 8th grader.

Format: Three two-hour sessions. Can be presented one week apart or on a weekend (Fri/Sat or Saturday only). Topics include: True Worth vs. Self Esteem; Christ-like Love; Introduction to Theology of the Body; Fertility Appreciation; Healthy Communication in the Family; Developing as a Whole Person; Future Dating.

Staying Connected: For parents only of high-school age teens; no teen attends.

Format: Can be presented as either a 2 ½ program in the evening or a half day program on Saturday that includes lunch and time for fellowship. Topics include: What is Chastity and Why Is It Important for My Teen? What Does the Church Teach About Sexual Morality and Why? Tackling the Tough Issues with Teens; and Questions and Role Play.

Questions? Contact Family Honor at 803.929.0858 or info@familyhonor.org

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1414, Columbia, SC  29202