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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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Christmas

A Christmas Message

A special Christmas message for you and your family.

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Celebrating family life  |  Strengthening family unity

The Family Tree of Jesus: Family Reflection Video

If you have ever been embarrassed as you reflected on the dysfunction in your own family, it might be consoling to look at the characters in Jesus’s family tree.

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Why pray?

The Violent Bear It Away: Family Reflection Video

Can aggressive prayer be … good?

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Love thy Neighbor

The Watchman: Family Reflection Video

Sometimes we need a reminder to stay humble.

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Love thy Neighbor

Behold, I Stand at the Door and Knock: Family Reflection Video

Would you open the door or climb a tree to see Jesus?

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Love thy Neighbor

Hidden Joy: Family Reflection Video

Would you notice the great musician?

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