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

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Share the Faith like St. Paul - Family Reflection Video

Sometimes we forget that the Apostles faced challenges that are similar to ours. For example, when St. Paul is preaching to the Athenians, he is speaking to people who had a foundation of pagan culture.

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Unleash the Power of the Holy Spirit - Family Reflection Video

Two friends went to Niagara Falls. They viewed the expansiveness of the falls from above. Then they went below, where they heard the water roar, as it tumbled over the edge and hit the rocks. As they stood there in awe and wonder, one said, “This has got to be the most unused source of power in the world.”

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Desire and Long for Him - Family Reflection Video

When I heard the conversations between Jesus, Thomas and Philip, I could picture myself having that same conversation, revealing my own lack of understanding of Jesus and his relationship to the Father. Jesus had to remind Thomas that He was the way to the Father.

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Courage to be True: Family Reflection Video

During the past weeks of Easter, we have seen the apostles celebrating on a happy Palm Sunday, sharing the Passover with their Lord, and having their hopes wiped out as they witnessed His crucifixion.

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Born Again in Water and Spirit: Family Reflection Video

Two curious young adults approached a Zen master and asked, “How do we attain peace in our lives?” The master replied, “There are two creatures inside of us. One feeds on anger, resentment, bitterness, frustration, fear, and doubts. The other feeds on mercy, forgiveness, compassion, understanding, and love.” The young adults inquired intriguingly, “Which creature is stronger?” The master replied, “The one you feed the most. Feed the right one; you will attain peace.”

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What Do You Think About This? Family Reflection Video

Five of us priests were together enjoying a meal celebrating a birthday. The conversation was light until one asked, “What you think about the challenges we face from fellow Catholics who question the Church and whose faith is diminished?” He added that increasingly he has been encountering some tough questions and comments from prominent Catholics about the Church, its teachings, and leaders.

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