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Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood


  1. The PSHC addresses itself to children and adolescents in order to awaken their missionary awareness and tosupport, with a qualified and and explicit pedagogy, their openness to charity and Christian solidarity. “I bless you, Father , Lord of Heaven and earth, for hiding these things from the learned and the clever and revealing them to little children” (Lk 10:21).

  2. Knowing and experiencing in “Jesus’ achool” evidence of a joyful life with Jesus their Brother, they pray for all children throughout the world and try to help them to know and love him. “Let the little children come to me, do not hinder them (…) Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the Kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it” (Mk 10:14-15). – Children love children .

  3. Through a pedagogical-catechetical programme, parishes, schools and families are involved in the formation of their children who work as active subjects of their education. They are gradually led to open their minds to the world’s dimensions and to open their hearts to giving what they have in excess for needy children. – Children help children – .

  4. The PSHC proposes that, for love of Jesus and in order to imitate him, children should make   the ideal of their life the call to Mission that saves children by making them children of God, in order to become complete persons. – Children become missionaries and make other children missionaries –  .

Satna, India