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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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Love thy Neighbor  |  Return to the Church

Life With Meaning: Family Reflection Video

Did you notice as the Gospel was read today that the word ‘life’ appeared four times? That number struck me as I was preparing for today’s Mass. Four times! Why four times? It doesn’t have a different meaning each time. The point is that we can use our lives differently.

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Being Patient: Family Reflection Video

Are you impatient with your own imperfections and those of others? Do you think you or some others in your family could stop being demanding around the home? Do you wish you or some others in the family could pitch in more ready when there is extra work to be done? Do you wish you or some others in your family were more excited about going to mass? Are you tired of being patient with a friend or family member who has a bad habit?  What you would really like is for the other person to change.

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Healing the family  |  Why pray?

It is Time to Seek the Lord: Family Reflection Video

Some people are talking about positive changes happening in their families during this time of lockdown because of the coronavirus. We are not sure about tomorrow, the only thing that we have at our disposal is this present moment.

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Healing the family

Pray Together to Forgive Each Other: Family Reflection Video

We receive testimonials from couples all around the world who have healed their relationships by praying together. These people found that Venerable Patrick Peyton was right when he said, “The family that prays together stays together.”

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Holy lives of inspiration

How Do We Make Choices? Family Reflection Video

In the midst of today’s crises: social, economic, moral, and political, we as leaders, parents, friends, or peers, need a solid base for making right decisions.

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Love thy Neighbor

Mayhem or a Civilization of Love? Family Reflection Video

In the midst of the mayhem following the death of Mr. George Floyd, today, we are invited to reflect on the purpose, process, and product of the law.

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