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

Father Pinto Paul, C.S.C.

Father Pinto Paul C.S.C., ordained a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1999, worked with tribal populations in northeast India as a missionary for ten years. In 2010 he came to the US for further studies. While working as a campus minister at Stonehill College, he assisted pastors in local parishes, led seminars and workshops for teachers and students in the US and earned a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Boston College and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Lesley University, Cambridge. He is currently working as the International Director of the Boston-based Holy Cross Family Ministries with missions in 17 countries.

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Strengthening family unity

Hope in times of Trouble: Family Reflection Video

One of my cousins sent me this poem. Kathleen O'Meara's poem, 'And People Stayed Home,' written in 1869. I found it very meaningful especially during this troubled times.

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Why pray?

COVID-19 Expect the Unexpected: Family Reflection

Sisters and brothers in Christ, these days some of us may feel hopeless, confused, and fearful about the COVID-19 pandemic. We hear numbers for the countries affected, for the people who have contracted the virus, and for those who have actually died. We hear advice on how to take care of ourselves and those around us.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Seasonal Reflections

A Prosperous Life! Family Reflection Video

As we begin the season of Lent, we are reminded of the choice God gave to the children of Israel through Moses.

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Doers of the Word: Family Reflection Video

Do you know the difference between a thermometer and a thermostat?

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Strengthening family unity

Attachments: Family Reflection Video

Attachment to the wrong things like people, wealth, power and status always cause misery.

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Celebrating family life  |  Strengthening family unity

Set your Goals: Family Reflection Video

Recently,  along with Fr. Jim, I was in Peru, having a strategic planning implementation meeting for around 40 Holy Cross Family Ministries Team members from 5 different countries in Latin America.

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