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

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The Kingdom is a Person: Family Reflection Video

A Congressman died and went to heaven. When he arrived, Saint Peter greeted him warmly: “Welcome, Congressman.”

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Strengthening family unity

Daring to Believe in Prayer : Family Reflection Video

In today's reading from Samuel, a woman named Hannah gives voice to what so many of us do when she says to Eli, the priest: "I was only pouring out my troubles to the Lord."

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Strengthening family unity

Take Courage, It is I: Family Reflection Video

Their hearts were hardened. This still happens to the best of us. They did not understand the incident of the loaves. Jesus fed 5,000 people and many of his closest followers questioned his ability to do such a thing.

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Celebrating family life  |  Strengthening family unity

Want to Grow in Holiness as a Family?

Look to the Holy Family...

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Strengthening family unity  |  Why pray?

Stabilizing for the Future: Family Reflection Video

When I was in third grade, one of the Sisters in my school told us every time we visited the chapel, to look into the face of Jesus. She said we would see the love pouring from His eyes.

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Holy lives of inspiration  |  Strengthening family unity

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

In one of his first writings as our Holy Father, Pope Francis wrote about marriage and family. He called it The Joy of Love. He was responding to the voices that say family life and marriage are in trouble. In his mind, marriage and family were opportunities not problems.

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