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

Father Leo Polselli, C.S.C.

Father Leo Polselli, C.S.C. is Chaplain at the Father Peyton Center in Easton, MA. Before coming to Holy Cross Family Ministries he served as a teacher and a parish priest. He also served for six years as a General Assistant of the Congregation in Rome, Italy. Originally from Fall River, MA, Father Leo grew up with eight siblings. Gifted with several languages, he is able to serve the Brazilian, Cape Verdean, Portuguese, Spanish and Haitian communities. When he's not greeting everyone who comes to the Father Peyton Center, you can find him regularly reading newspapers!

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Strengthening family unity

We Are God’s Chosen Instruments Today: Family Reflection Video

Having consumed the Body and Blood of the Lord in Word and Sacrament, they could come together in praise and thanksgiving believing that Christ sacrificed his life so that we might have life, eternal life.

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Return to the Church  |  Seasonal Reflections

Jesus Invites us to be Born Again: Family Reflection Video

When we hear talk of being “born again,” it can often be confusing.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Seasonal Reflections

Mary’s Cry at the Empty Tomb: Family Reflection Video

It was the cry of a broken woman, a woman with a broken heart. She cried out, where is he?

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Seasonal Reflections

Mary Anoints the Feet of Jesus: Family Reflection Video

I attended the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress for 2.5 days. Upon returning to my hotel room one evening I took the container of body lotion that the hotel provided and made attempts to anoint or massage my aching feet.

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Healing the family  |  Seasonal Reflections

The Cross, Our Only Hope: Family Reflection Video

A story is told about Saint Mother Teresa who had the sisters in one of her convents go out and purchase more red paint to add to the crucifix that was hanging in the chapel.

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Celebrating family life  |  Why pray?

God Creates a New Heaven and New Earth: Family Reflection Video

The things of the past shall not be remembered or come to mind. Instead there shall always be rejoicing and happiness in what He creates.

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