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Reflections of Family and Faith

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

Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C.

Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C. is President of Holy Cross Family Ministries. He entered Holy Cross Fathers in 1964. He earned a Bachelors in Philosophy from Stonehill College in 1967 and a Masters in Theology from the University of Notre Dame in 1971. In addition to English, Father Willy is conversant in French and Spanish. He's a native of Old Town, Maine and one of 12 children. He remains a diehard fan of the Boston Red Sox, even though he has served as Chaplain for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Seasonal Reflections

Called to an Encounter: Family Reflection

Thus says the Lord, “Lo, I am about to create new heavens and a new earth.”

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Holy lives of inspiration

Every Family: Family Reflection

Cardinal O’Malley yesterday, asked us all to keep devotional visits to churches during the daytime while honoring government directives to not assemble in groups of 10 or more.

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Love thy Neighbor

The Finger of God: Family Reflection Video

At times the Word of God shocks us awake. Today we hear of two rich people. One is nameless, living for himself, and the other shares his wealth with others.

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Why pray?

A Master Class in Prayer by Jesus: Family Reflection Video

This week, the Lord Jesus is giving us a master class in prayer. We're reminded not to just kick back in our comfy armchairs and pray passively. Today Jesus is using active verbs such as ask, seek and knock.

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Seasonal Reflections

The Ashes: Family Reflection Video

“Hey, the Catholics are giving out ashes!”

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Return to the Church

Secular Monks: Family Reflection Video

He was raised Catholic, but he is no longer a believer. He is a Stoic, a practitioner of Vipassana meditation and a biohacker. He is 43, unmarried, and childless.

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