Family Living

November 2017

Nov 27

Advent trust

“Trusting in God’s Grace” by Cathy Donovan in Family Faith on the Go   The hardest prayer I have ever uttered was, “God, you know best; your will be done.” I immediately felt a sense of fear at having given over my control of the situation and asking God to take over. And then I felt a sense of acceptance...
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Nov 20

Thank you, God

Thank you, God, for the flowers in the fields, the birds of the air, our family and friends far and near. Open my eyes to see the beauty all around me and help me to carry the light and joy of the Risen Christ in my heart all yearlong.   This content comes to you from Our Sunday Visitor courtesy of your parish or diocese.
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Nov 13

Holy family meal

The Mass is a unique and marvelous sacrifice. It is the mystical reality in which Christ’s sacrifice on the cross is renewed. The Mass is also a sacred banquet where together as the Church family we fulfill Jesus’ command at the Last Supper to “Do this in memory of me.” In many ways, the liturgy is similar to (but...
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Nov 6

When heroes fall

(AL 107). (When Heroes Fall, Helping Kids Cope, TO Nov 2011, p 7) How do we help keep kids from becoming disillusioned or cynical when those they admire are caught in a scandal? And how can we make sure they are not misled by bad examples? Here are three tips for making sure our kids aren’t stung too badly by fallen heroes: 1.   ...
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