Marriage Matters

The 6th and 9th Commandments – Teaching Respect

Teaching the Way of Love for Catholic Parents

As parents we want desperately for our children to understand and embrace God’s loving plan for their lives, including God’s plan for their bodies, as they grow into adulthood. In other words, we want our children and ourselves to learn how to honor the Sixth and the Ninth Commandments. But how do we teach our children to respect others, their own bodies, and the gifts of fertility and family? This month’s article on will show you two virtues we can teach our children to help them truly honor the 6th and 9th Commandments.

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