Family Living

December 2017

Dec 25

A Prayer for Families

A Prayer for Families Our Sunday Visitor, Inc. © 2011 All-Loving God, we thank you for all of your good gifts, especially the gift of family. For parents and grandparents who nurture our faith and lift us up in difficult times, we thank you, God. For brothers and sisters who laugh and listen and celebrate with us in joyful times, we thank...
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Dec 18

My family holy?

“Your Family May be Holier than You Think!” by Lorene Hanley Duquin in Family Faith on the Go At Christmastime we see images of the Holy Family on lawns, on greeting cards and in our own homes. Our kids reenact the story of the Holy Family in pageants. We sing Christmas carols that tell the story of the angels, shepherds, a manger...
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Dec 11

Learning to walk

A man came to his teacher and said: “Teacher, when I was a child I felt very close to God. Now that I am older, it seems as if God has left me, or perhaps it is I who have left. In either case, I feel far from God. I am not sure what to do.” The teacher answered: “When you teach a child to walk, at first you stand very close....
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Dec 4

Connecting through the Cycles of Marriage

from Marriage, A Sacrament of Lasting Love by Heidi and Cory Busse Christian marriage is a holy vocation in which each spouse is called “to love one another with supernatural, tender, and fruitful love. In the joys of their love and family life he gives them here on earth a foretaste of the wedding feast of the Lamb” (CCC 1642)....
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