Grandparenting: Leaving a Legacy of Faith

How important grandparents are for family life, for passing on the human and religious heritage which is so essential for each and every society! – Pope Francis


All grandparents are invited to participate in a day to celebrate the important role of grandparenting in family life. Connect with other grandparents and hear from dynamic speakers on how to leave a legacy of faith for your children and grandchildren. The day includes keynotes, breakout sessions, Mass with Archbishop Jackels, lunch, and more. The Archdiocesan “Grandparenting: Leaving a Legacy of Faith” conference will take place on Saturday, August 25th from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at St. Mary’s in Waverly. Learn more and register by August 13th at For questions, contact Matt Selby, Director of Marriage and Family Life, at (800) 876-3546, ext. 233 or

For the event flyer, click here. For the event poster, click here.

Here are social media tiles that may be used to both promote the event and draw attention to the importance of grandparents:










































For recommended resources for Catholic Grandparenting, click here. Many of these resources could be used for parish grandparenting small groups or prayer groups.

For a blessing of grandparents from the USCCB, click here.

For a blessing and prayers for grandparents, written by Deacon Gary and Kay Aitchison, click here.