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Blessed Pope John-Paul II: “Families, become what you are”

Posted at Catholic Insight On a recent Saturday morning, I had the privilege of speaking to the Raising Faith-Filled Kids Group at Newman Centre, Toronto. We looked at ways in which Catholic families can strive to grow in holiness. In … Continue reading

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Enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus in our Family

Also posted at Catholic Insight, catholicinsight.com For a parent, there is nothing more humbling than understanding that God has entrusted us with the care of his precious little ones.  Nothing in life makes us realize the enormity of our responsibility … Continue reading

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Our Imperfect Family Rosary

Also posted at Catholic Insight, catholicinsight.com When I was growing up, my immature self believed that the family rosary was something that had to be endured. Through no fault of my parents, the nightly ritual was anything but idyllic. My … Continue reading

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The Advent Spirit

I think it’s pretty safe to say that this time of the year is stressful for most women.  By nature, we’re givers, nurturers, organizers, homemakers; the ones who pay attention to little details, and the ones for whom hospitality is … Continue reading

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Becoming A Holy Family

“as for me and my household, we shall serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15 “What does it mean to be a holy family?”  I asked my Gr. 2 First Communion class.  Most of the eager young hands in the room went … Continue reading

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