Make Ordinary Time Special with Your Family

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“It’s ordinary time,” my son lamented. “Nothing exciting until Advent.” But as astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno reminded me, ordinary time is special in its own way. Here are six family faith practices to make ordinary time special with your family.   … Read More

An Examination of Conscience for the Whole Family

  This examination of conscience is taken from The Catholic Family Book of Prayers.   This brief examination of conscience, loosely based on the Ten Commandments, may be used in preparation for receiving the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, or … Read More

A Family Consecration to the Holy Family • Prayers for Catholic Kids

Have you consecrated your family to the model of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph in their family life? Your family doesn’t have to be perfect to be holy! Here’s why, and a prayer of consecration you can use with your own family. … Read More

What’s Your Family’s “Spiritual Style”? 80+ Charisms to Consider

  What’s your family’s spirituality? Here are some questions to reflect on with your kids, and more than 80 charisms to consider so you can pursue your “spiritual style” more intentionally.   by Jerry Windley-Daoust   In the communion of saints, … Read More

Community Review: A Way for Families to Grow in Virtue and Love

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  Religious communities have long practiced some sort of Community Review, in which community members publicly seek pardon for their faults. As Sister Lisa Laguna D.C. shares, she’s had great success trying this practice with her middle school students for years. … Read More

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