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

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Why pray?

In Every Age Lord, You Have Been Our Refuge - Family ReflectionVideo

In every age, Lord, you have been our refuge. Fortunately, we had at least one cheerful reminder in the midst of the pessimistic reading from the Book of Ecclesiastes, and the tyrant who beheaded John the Baptist mocked Jesus, had Him dressed in purple, and returned Him to Pilate for condemnation.

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Strengthening family unity

Be More, Love More, Do More – Family Reflection Video

I heard this story from a homilist. “A man died and was admitted into heaven. The Angel gave him a brief tour around the Kingdom. What caught his attention were the numerous pairs of ears hanging all over. So, he asked the Angel, ‘What are those?’ The Angel replied, ‘Those are human ears.’ He asked, ‘But why are they here hanging all over the place?’

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Strengthening family unity

Let Your Light Shine – Family Reflection Video

Often I hear: "My faith is between God and me." “My faith is private.” “My faith isn't worn on my sleeve.” “I believe in spending time with God in secret.” Jesus certainly did spend time alone with His Father. He went away to commune with his Father often. However, there is another side to our faith. In today’s gospel, Jesus compares sharing our faith with placing our light on a lampstand (Luke 8:16-18).

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Love thy Neighbor

Hope Amid Sorrows - Family Reflection Video

Today we celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows or Maria Dolorosa. It is the most important feast day of The Congregation of Holy Cross. Our founder, Blessed Basil Moreau, placed the Congregation of Holy Cross under the patronage of Our Lady of Sorrows. We are a Congregation that is Marian at its foundation, and we are a Congregation that was called right from its beginning to be deeply attentive to the different sorrows, sufferings, or crosses that the people we serve experience each day. 

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Love thy Neighbor  |  counting your blessings

Flat Tires and Unexpected Graces

In the middle of a frustrating situation, Rebecca Martin found an opportunity to be a blessing the very person who arrived to help her.

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Return to the Church

Come Alive! Family Reflection Video

"I was a neurotic for years. Anxious, depressed, selfish. And everyone kept telling me to change.  And I resented them, and agreed with them, and wanted to change, but simply couldn't, no matter how I tried.  What hurt the most was that, like the others, my closest friend kept urging me to change. So I felt powerless and trapped.

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