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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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Mary, Our Mother: Family Reflection Video

Today we remember the Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome. One might ask, “Why make a big deal about a church so far away, built so long ago?”

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Saint Ignatius - Following God’s Will: Family Reflection Video

St. Ignatius of Loyola is really one of the most influential saints of the last 500 years. He was the founder of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits, who have exercised so much leadership and done so much good for the Church. Pope Francis is a Jesuit!

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Love That Catches Fire: Family Reflection Video

Last night I saw a film called PRAY and it’s the story of the life and mission of Venerable Patrick Peyton. It moved me to tears. It’s so inspiring! It will be released to the world in October. I pray millions of people will see it and be moved by Father Peyton’s message that is so important for families today, "the family that prays together stays together."

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Let No One Be Lonely!: Family Reflection Video

It’s truly a blessing for us to be together again as a family of prayer. The Lord’s family, His Mother, brothers, sisters. As such, we are really grateful to receive your prayer requests for our prayer together. We have a convenient way to share prayer – to send a request for prayer and to pray for others’ intentions on our website. Please go to www.familyrosary.org and click on the menu for prayer that will lead you to the page to write your prayer request.

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Saint Bonaventure and the Journey to God: Family Reflection Video

I have a young friend, Sophia, who’s four years old. Her grandmother told me recently that when Sophia heard that her grandfather was going to have some eye surgery, she immediately and quite naturally started to talk to God about the operation, very much like she was conversing and like He was talking back!

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Something Beautiful for God: The Mary Garden Contest

  Fr. James Phalan, C.S.C., encourages you to create a Mary Garden and enter the contest sponsored by our sister ministry, the Museum of Family Prayer.

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