DIOCESAN COMMISSION FOR HOLY CHILDREN
The Holy Childhood Association was founded to help little ones with the motto. ``Children helping Children’’ , It was intended to launch
children’s movement of Christian solidarity and missionary witness and make them realize the important part that they can play in the
Church and the world. Holy Childhood Association is active in 150 countries today, across all the continents under the responsibility of the
Secretary General with the headquarters in Rome, Millions of children are involved either as members or beneficiaries of the many
Pope Paul VI Suggested that the society should reach out to the children with Good News and financial aid in less privileged countries.
The Holy Childhood Association teaches, ``Try to give even as you receive’’, Pope Plus IX in 1859 remarked, ``anyone who has
understood the Childhood Association cannot reject to accept it. Surely it serves a great help in spreading the Good News’’.
It was during the Pontificate of Pope Plus Xi, that this association was brought directly under the care of the Pope and included in the
Pontifical Mission Association. He also gave a call to celebrate the Holy Childhood Day throughout the World (1924) with a view of
inspiring vocations. It is a direct become missionaries for the Lord. In various stages and capacities according to their age and strength.
Little messengers of Jesus and make friends for Jesus by radiating his love
Children inculcate the missionary zeal through works of charity
Children filled with Missionary zeal by 2010.
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