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Reflections of Family and Faith

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

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CatholicMom

How to Avoid Becoming Frazzled by Your Christmas Activities

When I was a young child, my over-achieving personality kicked into high gear at Christmastime.

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CatholicMom

Shake and Go

My mom used to have a famous line. She’d pull it out any time I was trying to make a big decision or plan something.

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Strengthening family unity

Joy to the Season

“We should also get her some of those candies she likes.”

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CatholicMom

My Mother's Mantra

The request came in on a Monday. I read the email and just kinda sank in my chair, immediately feeling the weight of wanting to say no but knowing I couldn’t — or wouldn’t — or just wasn’t meant to. The youth minister at our parish had reached out to ask if my husband and I would consider speaking to the parents at the upcoming Confirmation classes (which happened to be a short five days away). The topic she asked us to speak on was “the importance of passing on our faith to our children.”

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CatholicMom

Welcome the Outsider

The attitude of each and every parishioner affects the atmosphere of each individual parish. It is not just the priest who sets the tone.

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CatholicMom

The Night I Prayed the Rosary with a Soon-to-be-Saint

I thought it would be a good time to share one of my most treasured moments praying the Rosary – the night I was privileged to pray with a then-soon-to-be-on-the-path-to sainthood, devout man of God, the Venerable Father Patrick Peyton.

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