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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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Celebrating family life  |  Strengthening family unity

A Praying Family is Christ's Shining Light: Family Reflection Video

Are you working like a stained glass window?

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Strengthening family unity

Better Covenant, Better Promises: Family Reflection Video

As long as you have a great friend…

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Healing the family  |  Holy lives of inspiration

I Do Choose ... Be Made Clean: Family Reflection Video

Let us ask a different question, as the leper did.

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Healing the family  |  Strengthening family unity

The Manifesto of Jesus: Family Reflection Video

“Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.”

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Strengthening family unity

What Paralyzes Us on Our Way to Holiness? Family Reflection Video

Would you help the scorpion as you would help a friend?

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Strengthening family unity  |  Why pray?

Are We Players or Spectators? Family Reflection Video

My first Red Sox game taught me something about watching versus living.

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