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"The family that prays together stays together." - Venerable Patrick Peyton

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Holy lives of inspiration

The Holy Family's Invitation - Weekday Homily Video

Brothers and sisters in Christ, in today's world, families face countless challenges – from the busyness of modern life to the distractions of technology, from the pressure to conform to societal expectations to the struggles of maintaining faith amidst secularism. Yet, amidst these challenges, there's a beacon of hope, a model of love and resilience: the Holy Family. Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) begins with the statement, “The joy of love experienced by the families is also the joy of the Church.” He further states “Every family should look to the icon of the Holy Family of Nazareth.”

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Longing for God - Weekday Homily Video

In her profound grief, outside of Jesus' tomb, Mary Magdalene is asked by the two angels why she is weeping. She tells them, and then suddenly, she turns and sees Jesus standing there, but doesn’t recognize him.

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Faith  |  prayer

Raindrops and Coffee Pots

Sheri Wohlfert shares a rainy-day reminder of surrender and gratitude.

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In Case of Emergency

Liesl Schiavone recalls the importance of teaching our children the power and purpose of prayer and what to do in case of emergency.

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God's Wake-up Call - Weekday Homily Video

Can you remember your last life-wake-up call? They come in all forms: it could be a failing grade in math class; a conversation with your boss, husband, or wife; or a close call on the road, to name a few. But then there are the wake-up calls like King Hezekiah received.

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Holy lives of inspiration

Hope and Direction - Weekday Homily Video

St. Camillus de Lellis, at six-foot-six, towered over the men and women of his time. Yet it would take the loss of his health and his father’s inheritance to allow him to grow and become a spiritual giant. Born in Italy in 1550, he left home at the age of seventeen to fight with the Venetian army against the Turkish invaders. It was during this time that his leg became infected with a serious disease that would remain for the rest of his life.

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