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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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Holy lives of inspiration

Celebrating The Feast Day Of Blessed Basile Anthony Moreau

Yesterday, my religious congregation, the Congregation of Holy Cross, celebrated the feast day of our founder, Blessed Basile Anthony Moreau. Among the first stories of Father Moreau that stays with me until this day was how in a moment of sadness and despair, alone in the small chapel of the motherhouse, he knocked on the tabernacle door and cried, “Are You there?”

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Seasonal Reflections

This Day is Here!

We are here because we have heard a promise of peace and we have faith that its day will come. We have heard a rumor of justice and we have faith that its day will come. We have heard a whisper of hope and we have heard that its day will come. We have heard a hint of love and we have faith its day will come. We have heard of the birth of the Christ-child and we have faith this day is here! Welcome to Christmas and Merry Christmas to one and all!

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Seasonal Reflections

Healing Remedies from God: Family Reflection Video

I had one of those interesting conversations with my sister as I visited her home on Sunday and shared a bowl of soup. We catch up on the latest although the latest is usually about her weekly visit to the hairdresser, her son’s days at a group home and local happenings.

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Holy lives of inspiration

Become Beacons Of Light: Family Reflection Video

There are stories about our ancestors in the faith that are important for us to hear over and over again, because they affirm the truth of what Jesus said today in the gospel: that the Kingdom of God is among us and that Christ continues to suffer and be rejected.

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Have the Same Attitude as Christ: Family Reflection Video

Saint Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru. He entered the Dominican Order and served as barber, a farm laborer, and an infirmarian, where he became well known for his special care of the sick and the poor.

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Love thy Neighbor

Imitators of Jesus: Family Reflection Video

These days there are so many “bent over” men and women; their spirits depleted by the lingering effects of COVID-19, the divisiveness of the political campaign in this and other countries, the civil unrest in scores of countries where people have taken to the streets to air their grievances.

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