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

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God Continues to Look Down Upon Us: Family Reflection

         Alone with the Scriptures that were presented to us from the Book of Numbers I could almost experience the anger and frustration that God’s chosen people directed towards God, Moses blaming them for the hardship they were experiencing as they journeyed from slavery in Egypt to the Promised Land. In contrast I thought of our world today and the effects of the coronavirus on the lives of millions of people across the globe. I have not been hearing anger at God. Frustration yes with the loss of jobs, fear about the future but not blame, finding fault with God.

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Realigning Our Lives According to God’s Plan: Family Reflection

Today is the solemnity of the feast of Annunciation which heralds the beginning of a new era, the era of our redemption. This new era of salvation becomes flesh in Mary’s womb. Why was Mary chosen to be the Mother of God? Her life was simple. She learned to do the tasks that other girls of her age learned: those needed to be a good homemaker. There was nothing extraordinary about her external life.

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Every Family: Family Reflection

Cardinal O’Malley yesterday, asked us all to keep devotional visits to churches during the daytime while honoring government directives to not assemble in groups of 10 or more.

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Words Take On Deeper Meaning: Family Reflection

Today’s first reading (from Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9) features Moses trying to convince his people to follow the commandments of God. Moses is in the role of the teacher and leader. He believes in the way that God has instructed them to live.

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God’s Word Feeds our Souls: Family Reflection Video

As a young novice for the Congregation of Holy Cross our early training took place on a farm.

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A Prosperous Life! Family Reflection Video

As we begin the season of Lent, we are reminded of the choice God gave to the children of Israel through Moses.

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