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

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Healing the family  |  Holy lives of inspiration

Jesus Preaches, Heals and Saves - Family Reflection Video

The priest on duty for the UCLA hospital gets a list of names and room numbers of people who request a visit usually for anointing of the sick before surgery and often just to have a conversation with a friendly person. 

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To Heal as Christ Healed – Family Reflection Video

These past couple of days the Scripture readings have mirrored the pain, anger, and despair of many of our contemporaries. We heard the cry and anguish of Hannah who was barren and wanted so much to conceive a son. Later it was the account of the lepers and their isolation, an experience felt by homeless people, migrants and addicts living in tents on city streets.

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Healing the family  |  Love thy Neighbor

Coming to Terms with Anger: Family Reflection Video

The words of Jesus today can make us feel worried. He said, "Everyone who grows angry with his brother shall be liable to judgment" (Mt. 5:21). Is there anyone here or joining online who has never been angry? Even Jesus got angry a few times, but he used it in the right way and for the right purpose. 

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Healing the family  |  Return to the Church

Learning to Follow Jesus: Family Reflection Video

In the United States, we have a tradition of visiting our deceased relatives and friends each May 31st, on which we celebrate Memorial Day. As we stand at their graves, there are those we knew well who touched our lives and those we know only by name and family stories. For each of them, we stand and say a prayer of thanksgiving to God and pray that they are joyfully in Heaven.

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Learning to Say 'I Forgive You'

Lorelei Savaryn confides how the Sacrament of Reconciliation helped her learn to offer forgiveness.

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Finding Strength in the Valley of Grief

Two months after the sudden death of her husband, Sherry Hayes-Peirce reflects on the day-to-day process of living with grief.

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