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

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Fatima, Father Peyton, and the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

In 1917 the world was at war and Europe was the battlefield. On the periphery, far from the centers of power, Our Lady chose to reveal her message of Peace to three young shepherds in the Portuguese countryside. On another part of that periphery, in rural western Ireland, lived another boy about the same age. He too was being schooled in that message in his poor but happy home as they prayed the Holy Rosary every night.

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Mothers, Holiness is For You

Modernity largely ignores the mother who wishes to answer the summons to heroic charity her vocation makes upon her. Instead of offering her saintly examples, our culture presents her with a host of feminine role models whose many achievements are not necessarily bad in themselves, but which are only truly good if they orient women, their husbands, and their children to Heaven. 

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Saint Joseph The Worker

"Hard work builds character!" I heard this phrase from my father growing up as a begrudging teenager complaining about chores. I can bet that your father may have said the same at least once or twice.

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Attending the School of Mary

In his writing, True Devotion to Mary, Saint Louis de Montfort highlights ten imitation-worthy virtues of Our Blessed Mother. Some virtues we may already recognize in ourselves; others may offer an opportunity to grow in personal awareness as we work toward holiness.

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The Resurrection by Piero della Francesca (c. 1460, Italy)

In the 1460’s, artist Piero della Francesca was hired to create a fresco for the small town of Sansepolcro, Italy. Over seven feet tall, the fresco would depict a life-size Christ rising from His tomb. Sacred artwork of the time period usually had Christ floating above the tomb in a display of divine might, but Piero della Francesca decided to do something else.

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Behold the Lamb of God - Family Reflection Video

Dear Friends, Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen indeed! Alleluia! What a joy to keep experiencing the Risen Lord all around us this week, and realize that during the Octave of Easter all creation is charged with the 'Grandeur of God,' as Hopkins put it.

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