LINCOLN (SNR) - A father/son fertility appreciation program will be presented for 10- to 14-year-old boys and their father or other supportive male adult Sunday, March 17, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The event will be held at the John XXIII Diocesan Center, 37th and Sheridan in Lincoln.
The program is presented by the Family Life Office and Natural Family Planning Center. The father/son program explores God’s plan for growing up and becoming a man. Topics include: the physical changes in a young man’s body as it prepares for fatherhood; emotional changes; acceptance of responsibility; a brief presentation of the functions of male and female reproductive systems; appreciation and reverence for the gift of sexuality; and a confidential question and answer segment.
The purpose of the program is to provide an atmosphere of love and learning to discuss the important topics of growing up and communication between parent and child. The program is presented by a pediatrician and other men who have set high moral standards for themselves and their families. They will emphasize respect, strong character, integrity, understanding and appreciation for God’s gifts.
This is event is open to the public, but reservations are required as seating is limited. Reservations must be received by March 13. The cost is $20 per father/son or $30 per family (nonrefundable).