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

Father Jim Phalan, C.S.C.

Father James Phalan, C.S.C., is a Catholic priest, member of the Congregation of Holy Cross and the National Director of Family Rosary. He served as a missionary for many years travelling the globe to help people come to Jesus through Mary as part of the Family Rosary team. Now he is happy to be serving back at home in the USA!

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The Resurrection of Jesus: What Difference Does It Make? - Family Reflection Video

In the Liturgy, it’s Easter all week - a full celebration of the Resurrection. But let me ask you, what difference does it make? What difference will the Resurrection make in your life and in mine?

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Night Prayer for Easter, 2021

Compline (Night Prayer) is the last prayer of the liturgical day before retiring for the night. This prayer places us before the love of God to examine our day and lay it to rest.

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Night Prayer for Good Friday, 2021

Compline (Night Prayer) is the last prayer of the liturgical day before retiring for the night. This prayer places us before the love of God to examine our day and lay it to rest.

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Night Prayer for Holy Thursday, 2021

Compline (Night Prayer) is the last prayer of the liturgical day before retiring for the night. This prayer places us before the love of God to examine our day and lay it to rest.

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The Journey of Holy Week - Family Reflection Video

Today Jesus holds out His hand to us, asking us to Journey with Him. It’s not a physical journey. Rather the Lord asks us to journey deep into the human heart, far in time and space...

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How to Celebrate Holy Week: A Living Memory

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” asks the child as his family celebrates the Passover supper, as all observant Jewish families have done each year for 3300 years –since Moses led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt. This is not merely a common remembering; each Jewish person at the supper is to take the event as present, as a personal experience of the liberation. This is a way of remembering that is woven into the Holy Scriptures: as God’s saving works are remembered, they indeed become present to us. God continues to save His people. In the Old Testament, the ritual of the Passover is the most intense example of this kind of remembrance. 

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