PONTIFICIUM OPUS A SANCTA INFANTIA
MISSIONARY CHILDHOOD IN THE OVERALL DIOCESAN AND PARISH PASTORAL PROGRAM
1- The service of Missionary Childhood and its integration into the Pastoral Program developed in the Diocese and in the parish depends fundamentally on whether it is alive and serving according to its own identity:
2- Missionary Childhood has a principal place in missionary pastoral care with children because:
3- Missionary Childhood is at the service of missionary communion:
4- Missionary Childhood has its own organization in the local community but always with a universal projection.
5- This Society is integrated into the overall diocesan and parish pastoral program:
6- Missionary Childhood is at the service of children, their groups and movements, their educators and the institutions that are at their service. First of all, Missionary Childhood is missionary ferment and serves missionary pastoral care.
7- For the sake of the children, the particular Church and each parish, we have to strengthen and consolidate the services and groups of Missionary Childhood. In this way we will have day by day more missionary children and greater missionary cooperation in universal evangelization.