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Reflections of Family and Faith

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

Tom Lyman

Tom Lyman is a husband and father of three, residing south of Boston, MA. In addition to the Rosary, Tom loves the Liturgy of the Hours, singing sacred music, and both Ignatian and Benedictine spirituality.

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Daily Family Prayer  |  power of prayer  |  pray the rosary

The Power of Prayer

In 1942, a young Father Patrick Peyton, CSC, founded Family Rosary with a profound desire to spread devotion to Our Lady, to strengthen families, and to sanctify homes in his adopted land. He took to the airwaves to spread this message as far and wide as he could using the most modern means of technology then available. We could look at his early success and praise his ingenuity and perseverance, but in fact, the roots of his mission went far deeper, and were strong enough to carry him through a lifetime in service to this unique call from God.

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Annunciation  |  Fiat  |  serving others

The Grace Found in the Will of God

The great Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, March 25, is the liturgical day when the Church recalls and meditates upon the moment when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary and announced to her that she had “found favor with God” and that she would conceive in her womb and bear a son whom she would name Jesus. She gives her “yes” or in Latin “fiat,” fiat referring to the full Latin scripture verse where Mary replies to Gabriel “Fiat mihi secundum verbum tuum”— “May it be done to me according to your word” (Luke 1:38).

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Lenten Prayer  |  family prayer  |  prayer in Lent

Why Pray Now

If you’re like me, you may have a list of things that you will do “someday.” Someday I will run a marathon. Someday I will climb Mount Washington. Someday I will make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Someday I will cook vegetables better. Someday I will locate the replacement parts for that broken bike rack. Someday…

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