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Reflections of Family and Faith

"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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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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Christ is Present in the Eucharist: Family Reflection Video

Last Saturday I went on a personal pilgrimage. It was the birthday of my beloved Aunt Mary who died years ago, and I realized that I was way overdue for a visit to her grave and the graves of my grandparents, about an hour from here, near the Church of my childhood.

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Strengthening family unity  |  Why pray?

God So Loves the World - Family Reflection Video

“God so loved the world that He gave His only Son so that everyone who believes in him may not be lost but may have eternal life.” Have words more beautiful and more true ever been spoken? Yet how do they reach into hearts that seem lost?

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Learn more about our faith  |  Seasonal Reflections

Arms Wide Open, Are You Ready For Holy Week? - Family Reflection Video

Today is Friday of the 5th Week of Lent. We are about to enter Holy Week, when all Christians, and Christian families, are called to remember vividly the events of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus.

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Learn more about our faith  |  Return to the Church

Father, Brother, Savior, Friend: Family Reflection Video

About 120 years ago the English poet, Francis Thompson, wrote these beautiful words: O world invisible, we view thee: O world intangible, we touch thee: O world unknowable, we know thee: Inapprehensible, we clutch thee!   May we never cease to be amazed at how the Holy Trinity desires so much to come close to us, how Christ becomes like us, as the letter to the Hebrews says, so that WE CAN LOVE HIM, WE CAN KNOW GOD.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Seasonal Reflections

Our Journey To Bethlehem

The Virgin Mary, I dare to say, has an invitation for you now - to journey with her to Bethlehem during this Advent! While she invites you each year, I also dare to say that this year’s invitation is particularly important, yet especially welcoming!

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