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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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Healing the family  |  Love thy Neighbor

A Reminder on the Golden Rule: Family Reflection Video

We have all heard it before, but what makes it so hard to follow?

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Strengthening family unity

Heavenly Treasures: Family Reflection Video

What are heavenly treasures?

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Ordinary, but also Saints: Family Reflection Video

“Why is he so popular?”

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Healing the family  |  Holy lives of inspiration

Obituaries and What They Tell Us: Family Reflection Video

For me, obituaries make interesting reading and I read them a lot these days.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Strengthening family unity

Christ is with Us, We are Not Alone: Family Reflection Video

In the early 80s I had the good fortune to spend time in Uganda in East Africa visiting with our Holy Cross religious who were missionaries in that country.

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Healing the family  |  Why pray?

Forgiveness and the Holy Spirit: Family Reflection Video

Like Paul and Silas, there are those who would welcome an earthquake - something that could break the circumstances that have a hold on them. 

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