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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  |  Why pray?

God Heals Those Who Grieve

           Several recent encounters with grieving parents and with the Scriptures today caused me to reflect on how we cope with grief.

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Holy lives of inspiration

Where Charity and Love Prevail: Family Reflection Video

“It is not with blows, but with charity and gentleness that we draw others to the path of virtue.” St. John Bosco

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Holy lives of inspiration

Not as Man Sees Does God See: Family Reflection

Not as man sees does God see because he looks into the heart.

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Faith that Heals: Family Reflection Video

Nothing would stop them from getting close to Jesus!

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Love thy Neighbor

Speak Lord, Your Servant is Listening: Family Reflection Video

Everything that we heard described in the  Scripture today will happen to us at one time or another … whether we are seasoned believers like Eli, the elderly prophet, or like young Samuel, the seeker with ears open to hear God’s call.

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Holy lives of inspiration

God’s Love Waits to be Realized: Family Reflection Video

We love God because he first loved us.

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