On the Upbringing of Children
Ten homilies delivered to parents in 1901 by Bp. IRENAIUS of Ekaterinburg. Addressing such topics as building the foundations of godliness in a child's soul, identifying and overcoming the first signs of vices, encouraging the growth of virtues. Advice based solidly on Christian spiritual principles and the Gospel precepts. He emphasizes the parents' responsibility to lead an active Christian spiritual life as children learn more from example than by precept.