Category: Family

Praying Like Jesus

“When we give Him permission to be center of our universe, as a parent is to a child, then and only then will all be well with us.” – Christine Hanus

READ MORE »

Works of Love

“The measure of love is not the magnitude of the outward act, or even the torments it involves, but the depth of love secretly at work in the heart.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

READ MORE »

Exorcist’s Diary: A Parent’s Prayer

“One of the most common requests we receive is from parents who are distraught over their child’s serious problems…In addition to promising our fervent prayers, St. Michael Center has composed a prayer for parents to offer.” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

READ MORE »

The Perfect Timing

“Like Veruca Salt in the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, we figuratively (or occasionally literally in my case) belt out, ‘Don’t care how—I want it now!'”  

READ MORE »

Liturgical Living: Advent

“While Advent can be a time of anxiety and chaos, allow these four weeks to prepare us for the peace and joy of Jesus Christ. Intentionally make small changes, so when the Christ child arrives, we will anxiously await to greet and welcome Him into our homes.” – Adam Minihan

READ MORE »

There is no “Deserve”

“In the wake of Evan’s death, the sadness I experience because I didn’t live up to my own expectations as his mom is probably the hardest to let go. It seems I deserve it. But why should I cling to my failures when life and love await?” – Lani Bogart

READ MORE »

Prayer is a Muscle

“It’s hard when you’re in vacation mode, but we shouldn’t take a vacation from our spiritual lives.” – Rob Marco

READ MORE »

Only God Can Convert: on Parenting and the Spiritual Life

“As a parent, you introduce your child to the faith, and you live your faith life infused in everything you do, but you can not control or direct your child’s relationship with the Lord. Father Jacque Phillipe says ‘A plant can’t be made to grow by pulling it up’”. – Dr. MaryRuth Hackett

READ MORE »

Woman–Happy Mother’s Day!

“Whether you are single, consecrated, religious, or married; whether a physical mother or not, the feminine gift of maternity allows a woman to mother another. Through her body, in her thoughts, her words, and actions, women engender life in others.” – Rebecca Sande

READ MORE »
Scroll to Top