Pray to your family’s guardian angels

Before you start your day,Ask them to protect your family and lead you all to make better choices. There are numerous ways to begin your day as a family, but one that you may not have thought of is to pray together to all your guardian angels. Catholics firmly believe that each person have a… Continue reading Pray to your family’s guardian angels

List Powerful Prayers for Family Healing

Does Your Family Need Healing? Try These Powerful Prayers for Peace, Healing & Harmony Every day, especially the holiday season serves as a huge reminder for many of us that the promise of peace from the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ, has yet to be manifested in many of our families. The Sacred Family had… Continue reading List Powerful Prayers for Family Healing

Complete My Joy — One Bishop’s Words Of Encouragement To Families

The importance of family life is often overlooked due to the fact that most of the interactions are hidden. The subtle variances in day-to-day life are often labeled “mundane” and the culture seems to encourage parents to chase after their own, often fleeting, happiness without thinking of how it could affect the family. Most of… Continue reading Complete My Joy — One Bishop’s Words Of Encouragement To Families

Is A Lavish Wedding a Prelude to Divorce?

The alarming statistics–maybe you should say “no” to the dress Thomas Carlyle, 19th century defender of serfdom and slavery, famously dubbed economics “the dismal science.” As if to prove him wrong, economics professors in recent decades have been tackling provocative, hot button issues, such as the relationship between legal abortion and STDs, between poker winnings… Continue reading Is A Lavish Wedding a Prelude to Divorce?

Struggling in your marriage? Think of Mother Teresa and don’t give up

When the early infatuation is gone, work on the will and intention to succeed. “She’s exaggerating!” That was my first reaction while reading an article by a French psychologist, who is also a marriage counselor, about how to get a marriage out of crisis and deal with the difficulties in a relationship. She wrote it some… Continue reading Struggling in your marriage? Think of Mother Teresa and don’t give up

4 Keys to achieving married love for life

A new book on how how to find everlasting love Want everlasting love? Looking for ways to protect and nourish that gift you already have? Karee and Manuel Santos, M.D. share some of the wisdom the joy and suffering and beauty of marriage have taught them in The Four Keys to Everlasting Love: How Your… Continue reading 4 Keys to achieving married love for life

The Trinity’s tips for your family

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit aren’t so hard to imitate, really. Every year we celebrate Trinity Sunday, a day we badly need. It is a feast about unity that preserves multiplicity: The feast celebrating the Three who is also One, the one God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. By imitating the Trinity, the… Continue reading The Trinity’s tips for your family

Parenting tip: Why your child doesn't listen to you?

I have heard a lot of parents complain that their children do not listen to them. I am sharing my thoughts on this based on my experience teaching children for over a decade. You wonder why your kids seem to be ‘programmed’ to do the exact opposite of your instructions and directions? They seem to… Continue reading Parenting tip: Why your child doesn't listen to you?

THE FINAL BATTLE: Meaning behind Fatima Apparition's final battle prediction revealed

Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who witnessed the Marian apparitions at Fatima, died in 2005. But before her death, she predicted that the final battle between Christ and Satan would be over marriage and the family. So says Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, who reports that the visionary sent him a letter with… Continue reading THE FINAL BATTLE: Meaning behind Fatima Apparition's final battle prediction revealed

The battle over St John Paul’s legacy comes to Australia

Melbourne’s John Paul II Institute is being shut down unexpectedly – the ramifications extend far beyond Australia On the face of it, the closure of Melbourne’s John Paul II Institutedoes not seem especially earth-shaking news. True, the institution has a high international reputation for the quality of its teaching and its academic research on bioethics… Continue reading The battle over St John Paul’s legacy comes to Australia

Be close to struggling families, Pope urges John Paul II Institute

Francis says theologians should focus less on how people are going astray and more on helping them The “indissoluble bond” of the Catholic Church with its members, including those struggling to live up to Church teaching on family life, “is the most transparent sign of the faithful and merciful love of God”, Pope Francis has… Continue reading Be close to struggling families, Pope urges John Paul II Institute

Italian bishops: Peaceful revolution needed to fix throwaway culture

The permanent council of the Italian bishops’ conference issued its message for Italy’s pro-life day for 2017 Promote life and resist the temptations of irresponsible economics that fuel war and death, the Italian bishops’ conference has said. “Teaching about life means getting involved in a civilised revolution that heals the throwaway culture, the mentality of… Continue reading Italian bishops: Peaceful revolution needed to fix throwaway culture

World Meeting of Families 2018 to focus on ‘renewal of marriage and family’ in Ireland

The theme chosen by Pope Francis for the World Meeting is ‘The Gospel of the Family – Joy for the World’ Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin said the next World Meeting of Families, which takes place in Ireland in August 2018, would be about developing “concrete ideas for the renewal of marriage and family in… Continue reading World Meeting of Families 2018 to focus on ‘renewal of marriage and family’ in Ireland

Pope Francis chooses the next theme and location for the World Meeting of Families 2018

Pope Francis chose the next country to host the World Meeting of Families in August 2018. The World Meeting of Families began with St. John Paul II and is held every three years to celebrate the family as the “fundamental building block of society and the Church,” as stated by the World Meeting website. The… Continue reading Pope Francis chooses the next theme and location for the World Meeting of Families 2018

Three adorable videos to remind us what love is

Sometimes kids are the best examples of unconditional love. Kids are wonderful little people who are born to make connections with others, love unconditionally and innocently warm hearts with something as small as a smile. As adults, we find it difficult to love one another, particularly when someone wrongs us, but children are far removed… Continue reading Three adorable videos to remind us what love is

'He grows in the love of the spouses' – Exorcist warns families of devil's infuence

There’s a demon that specializes in attacking the family, said exorcist César Truqui, a priest who participated in a course on exorcism held in Rome last year. Fr. Truqui warned that everything that is harming the family, including divorce, pleases the devil. Speaking to the Italian weekly Tempi in 2015, the priest said that there… Continue reading 'He grows in the love of the spouses' – Exorcist warns families of devil's infuence

Is THIS the actual tomb of Christ's FAMILY?

A geologist claims to have new proof that a controversial discovery in Jerusalem is linked to Jesus Christ. The controversy surrounds Talpiot Tomb, which was discovered in 1980 with nine boxes alleged to belong to people closely associated with Jesus. A geologist claims to have new proof that a controversial discovery in Jerusalem is linked… Continue reading Is THIS the actual tomb of Christ's FAMILY?

7 uplifting blessings to pray over your children

A child is a gift from God, and it is important to always guide and protect them. There are so many awful circumstances one can find his or herself in while growing and maturing. It is our duty to help our child overcome the obstacles the Devil may put in their way. With some help… Continue reading 7 uplifting blessings to pray over your children

Forcing Families to Attend Mass

When inquirers call into Catholic Answers, they sometimes share concerns about practices going on in their parish. Those concerns often center around the Mass and the proper celebration of the liturgy, but occasionally we are also asked about problems in parish life. Believe it or not, we also sometimes hear from parish staff, who can… Continue reading Forcing Families to Attend Mass

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