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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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God is on our side: Family Reflection Video

“God is on our side, no way can we lose, no way can the Philistines triumph over God’s Chosen People.”

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A Brief History of the Rosary

People of all ages and ethnicities dangle them from the rear view mirrors of cars and trucks. Hollywood celebrities wear them around their necks as fashion statements.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Seasonal Reflections

Responding to the Light of Christ: Family Reflection Video

The Great Light guiding the Magi to Christ encountered the brightest Light of all-Christ the Lord, in the manger at Bethlehem.

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Celebrating family life  |  Why pray?

Remain In Him: Family Reflection Video

Saint John today says, “Children, remain in him” {Christ}. Let me offer a way for families to remain in Christ, that also responds to the question they asked John the Baptist. Who are you and Why do you baptize?

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Holy lives of inspiration

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Today, at the beginning of a new calendar year, it is so important to remember that Mary “kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart.” These things are the great blessings bestowed upon her and the whole human race by the Triune God.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Strengthening family unity

Joseph's Letter to Jesus

Merry Christmas readers! Your participation in our daily reflections is a real blessing. Today I have a very special gift to share with you; a beautiful and inspirational reflection by Father Francesco Cosentino. I hope it touches your heart on this holy day of joy!  

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