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"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

Ascension 2020: Family Reflection Video

On this Solemnity of the Ascension there are three important points. A Problem! A Promise! A surprising outcome and charge.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Why pray?

The Perfect Centerpiece: Family Reflection Video

Seventy-five years ago yesterday, 36-year-old Father Patrick Peyton arrived in New York City to rehearse for a radio program to be aired the next day on 300 Mutual Network affiliate radio stations. As Father Peyton and his assistant, Father Woods, inspected the stage, Father Woods said, “It looks rather bare.”

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Holy lives of inspiration

Dinner with a Hero: Family Reflection Video

Once, a young man who was teaching English as a second language in Japan, got to experience a dream-come-true during a flight stopover in Los Angeles: dinner at the home of his all-time greatest Hollywood hero.

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Return to the Church  |  Strengthening family unity

Fresh Bread Baked Here Daily: Family Reflection Video

Dear Friends in Christ, First a brief story; second, a stunning promise from Jesus; and third, a precious gift.

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Return to the Church  |  Strengthening family unity

Speak Your Word with All Boldness: Family Reflection Video

Dear Friends, today we remember my dear departed cousin, Judy Belanger Snell. Judy’s amazing grandparents lived the Catholic faith with a boldness that is often lacking today. Judy and I shared them with more than one hundred grandchildren and great grandchildren. I only hope and pray that some of their boldness has rubbed off on me and my generation.

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Seasonal Reflections

The Pain Passes but the Beauty Remains: Family Reflection Video

Is there a problem? We are celebrating Easter all this week and for 50 days we laugh and sing Alleluia, Christ is risen, Happy Easter. But people are still home-bound, this pandemic is still waging war on us, every solitary human being on the planet is affected by this. Is this a Happy Easter?

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