Posts Tagged 'Family'

Your Family Can Heal the Church

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September 8th, 2019 – 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (other years, Birth of the Virgin Mary)

In January of 2019, Denae and I began writing a book to bring hope and healing to the Church and those who have been abused by members of the clergy. At the time I recall thinking about why God would ask us to share something so personal ...

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Only You Can Form Saints

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2018 Feast of the Holy Family

“Thus says the LORD to his anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp, Subduing nations before him, stripping kings of their strength, Opening doors before him, leaving the gates unbarred:”

Isaiah 45:1

Dear Your Holy Family Ministry Supporters,

Just as Cyrus had doors opened for him, Your Holy Family Ministry has had many new doors opened to us this year. We are excited to share with you the many gifts God has granted to the ministry ...

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What is Love? Baby don’t hurt me

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What is Love?

This is a question that has been asked throughout all of history.  Many poets, songwriters and philosophers have sought to provide an answer to people of every age and yet people continue to ask and to seek a love that will fulfill the deepest desires and longings of their hearts. For we were made to love and to be loved, and our hearts are restless until we find it.  God is love and thus we should look to ...

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The Family at the Foot of the Cross

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Lent has just begun, a season of reflecting upon the suffering and death of the Lord and go with him to the foot of the cross.  Many of the faithful offer up a token sacrifice for 40 days to better learn how to love.  These sacrifices have meaning, these little daily sufferings in a small way, prepare our mind and bodies for any real sufferings that will inevitably come our way.  For most adults, suffering is nothing new, anyone who has lived past ...

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33 Days to a Great Family Prayer Life

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On November 29th, 2014, work began on the 33 day Family Prayer Consecration Program. praying family Family friendly reflections were written for each day of Fr. Nathan’s Totus Tuus, A Contemplative Approach to Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary.  Together with my wife’s family, we prayed, discussed and grew closer to the Lord as a family. When we completed the 33 days of preparation, on ...

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What God has Joined, Let No One Divide

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scan3-77Your Family was started on the day you got married, and after you took your vows. The presider may have uttered words similar to the ones above.  It not only applies to you and your spouse, but also to your entire family.  The world many times seeks to separate what God has joined together.

Living the Life

As our kids were growing up, we got involved in ...
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Advice to New Parents

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The Keys to Raising a Holy Familyfamily

When speaking with new parents I often get asked what advice I have for them as they begin their family. It makes sense, they have a blank slate and they want to do everything they can to ensure success and happiness for their children. So for all of you who are in the same boat (or plan to be ...

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Let’s Bring Back Family Game Night

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While my family was living in Galveston, TX last year, we discovered a pretty nice little cafe named “Board Game Island“.  The food was pretty good, but that isn’t why our kids loved the place.  They served alcohol and coffee, but that isn’t why we liked it.  We loved this place because it provided an opportunity for our family to spend time together playing games.  We could have eaten at restaurants serving great seafood, places with better views ...

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Launching Children

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There comes a time in every parent’s life when their child grows up.  university photoFor some this is a relief, for others complete misery.  As parents of nine children, with our oldest being twenty-two, we are in the throes of launching children into the great big world and we will continue launching for the next eleven years.  For my wife and I, this is an exciting time, we get to see the fruits ...

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