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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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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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Strengthening family unity  |  Why pray?

Stabilizing for the Future: Family Reflection Video

When I was in third grade, one of the Sisters in my school told us every time we visited the chapel, to look into the face of Jesus. She said we would see the love pouring from His eyes.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Strengthening family unity

He Never Abandons Us: Family Reflection Video

Mother Teresa painfully confronted the teary-eyed man: “I’m sorry … I have no such medicine. But trust God. The Good Lord will provide.”

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Celebrating family life  |  Strengthening family unity

Bringing up Children in the Family of God

Today as we are celebrating the feast of the presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we are reminded of Mary’s unique role in God’s saving work and how we might enjoy and share in it.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Strengthening family unity

Humility and Holiness: Family Reflection Video

“We are poor as you can see, but God has never abandoned us even for once. We are truly poor but we don't see ourselves that way because all our needs are taken care of by Jesus and his mother Mary.

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Love thy Neighbor

A True Story of Goodness: Family Reflection Video

She asked, "Where you are going?" The girl replied, "I have nowhere to go."

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