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

Father Jilson Tom, C.S.C.

Father Jilson Tom, C.S.C. is from the Northeast India Province of Holy Cross. A native of Kerala, Father Jilson has been serving in a parish and school ministry since his ordination twelve years ago. He joins the Family Rosary team as an Assistant, while he works to study Pastoral Counseling in the Boston area. With a personal devotion to Mother Mary, Father Jilson is thrilled to be working to enhance family prayer through the Rosary. And if you ever need a listening ear or want to play a board game, Father Jilson’s your guy!

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Follow-Me Moments: Family Reflection Video

As his lifelong desire for the priesthood was beginning to diminish, he received a letter that changed his life.

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Made Clean: Family Reflection Video

I am intrigued by the confidence and conviction of this leper from the street. His miseries did not lessen his faith and hope in the power of a merciful God.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Why pray?

A Prophetic Call: Family Reflection Video

What wisdom does Mary, the mother of Jesus, have to offer us during this season of Advent?

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Seasonal Reflections

Emmanuel, God with Us! : Family Reflection Video

“Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel, which means God is with us.”

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The Black Dot: Family Reflection Video

A surprise test? When the students flipped over the page, they were even more confused.

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Seasonal Reflections

Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee: Family Reflection Video

Kathleen, a teenager complained to her father Mike about her struggles in dealing with daily challenges. Mike, a chef, took her to the kitchen...

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