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

Fr. James Phalan, C.S.C.

Father James Phalan, C.S.C. is a Catholic priest, member of the Congregation of the Holy Cross, and the National Director of Family Rosary. He served as a missionary for many years as part of the Family Rosary team, travelling the globe to help people come to Jesus through Mary. Now he is happy to be serving back at home in the USA!

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lead Us to Prayer! - Family Reflection Video

The celebration of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is not one of the major Marian Feasts of the Year, like the Immaculate Conception or the Assumption, yet the reverence of Mary as Our Lady of Mount Carmel is one of the most widespread devotions found around the whole world. I have often wondered why that is...

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Waking Up! - Family Reflection Video

The other day I went running at 6 am. It was a beautiful summer morning. The sun had just risen and the birds were singing as I was passing through a green field. GLORIOUS! I knew I was surrounded by the presence of the Lord.

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Saint John the Baptist & Living in Wonder - Family Reflection Video

I just returned from a short (but wonderful!) trip to Georgia. I had received an email from a high school religion teacher, who had shown our documentary film, PRAY, about the life and mission of Father Peyton. Her tenth grade students were so moved by the film, that they decided to organize a Rosary Rally...

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Freedom in Christ - Family Reflection Video

For freedom Christ has set us free! (Gal. 5:1) There is a beautiful complementarity between the two readings that help us to understand this freedom. Where are you stuck in your life? How do you need to be freed?

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God Guides the Covenant Family - Family Reflection Video

At Mass this week we have been hearing from the Book of Tobit. For those who haven’t been able to follow, today we are coming to the conclusion: after a very successful trip to Media, guided by the Archangel Raphael disguised as a human, Tobit’s son Tobias returns home to Nineveh and heals his father’s blindness through a remedy Raphael has given him.

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Love thy Neighbor

"As I Have Loved You" - Family Reflection Video

“This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you. A man can have no greater love than this, than to lay down his life for his friends.” Can we do this? How is this possible?

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