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Reflections of Family and Faith

"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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Atticus Shaffer  |  Charisms of Holy Cross

Zeal For Your Vocation

I have had the opportunity to see some of Father Patrick Peyton’s work schedules/itineraries. They reveal an intense succession of mission events and media production that required him to move around the globe as most of us move around our local cities!

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Healing the family

The Holy Spirit, Love that Heals: Family Reflection Video

How deep are the wounds we carry, scars that say, “I am not loveable.” And this fear effectively makes it impossible for us freely and purely to love another, be it a spouse, our children, and good friends.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Why pray?

Faithful Love: Family Reflection Video

The life of Saint Rita of Cassia, whom we remember today, is a wonderful story of faithfulness, redemption, reconciliation, and, especially, prayer. Born about 650 years ago in Italy to a wealthy family, she wanted to become a nun from her childhood, but instead she was given in marriage at a young age to a rich but immoral man. And that was just the beginning!

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Charisms of Holy Cross

Hospitality - The Fourth Charism of Holy Cross

This is our ninth week of contemplating the key foundations, “charisms,” of the spirituality that Venerable Patrick Peyton learned in his Religious Order, the Congregation of Holy Cross. This week we’ll be reflecting on the fourth charism: Hospitality.

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Why pray?

Open Hearts! Family Reflection Video

It is springtime here and bursting with life! It’s the month of Mary and we just celebrated Mother’s Day and the feast of Our Lady of Fatima. I’d like to continue thinking of Mary … particularly noting how she chose three simple children.

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Charisms of Holy Cross

The Cross, Our Only Hope - Part 2

Where do we go and who do we trust when the crosses of our own life come along? This week we'll finish our reflection on the third charism of the congregation: The Cross, Our Only Hope, recalling His Mother Mary at the foot of His Cross as our inspiration.

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