To be pro-life means to be for life, to value and protect life from conception to natural death. All life is precious. How can I live a more pro-life life? Image of the back of a hoodie sweatshirt that says 100% Pro-Life and lists preborn babies, senior citizens, and people of all abilities.
Faith

I am Pro-Life: My Thoughts After a Pro-Life Walk

As people of faith, we know that we are called to be pro-life. Our thoughts usually go first to abortion, but to be pro-life means to be for life, to value and protect life from conception to natural death. All life is precious. All life needs to be protected, to be nurtured, and to be… Continue reading I am Pro-Life: My Thoughts After a Pro-Life Walk

When the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to the children in Fatima, she taught them this prayer, wherein we ask Jesus for His mercy and trust in His love. Image of a person representing Jesus holding out his hand to a person who si holding out his hand to Jesus.
Prayers

Fatima Prayer

Fatima Prayer Oh my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, and lead all souls to Heaven, especially those in most need of Thy mercy. Amen. When the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to the children in Fatima, she taught them this prayer. It is a beautiful prayer for all of… Continue reading Fatima Prayer

Do you want to start a family Rosary group? just follow these four simple steps. It is a fun and meaningful way for your family to pray the Rosary together. Image of two sets of hands together holding a Rosary.
Faith, Family

4 Simple Steps to Start a Family Rosary Group

When you hear the word Rosary, what image comes to your mind? Do you think first of an older lady wearing a veil kneeling in church while praying her Rosary, or do you picture kids sitting on the floor together, squirming around as several families have gathered to pray the Rosary together? The second picture… Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Start a Family Rosary Group

With the Sign of the Cross prayer, we touch our forehead, our chest, and each shoulder as we pray. Thus, we make a cross on our bodies as we pray. Image of outline of Jesus crucified.
Prayers

Sign of the Cross

Sign of the Cross In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. With the Sign of the Cross prayer, we have an action to go with it. We touch our forehead when we say "In the name of the Father," touch our chest when we say "and… Continue reading Sign of the Cross

Here are tips to make family dinners happen and enjoyable. Create a special time together to have fun, learn more about each other, and plan together. Image of a family enjoying dinner together.
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10 Tips to Make Family Dinner a Priority

Ah, family dinners. Spilled milk, sounds of, "I don't like that" and "WHAT is THAT?!" come from our kids now and again. At these times I wonder if I want to make family dinner a priority! Yet, I also think of the sounds of, "Wow, Mom, this is great?" and, "Can we have this for… Continue reading 10 Tips to Make Family Dinner a Priority

When we pray the Guardian Angel Prayer, we acknowledge that God has given us the gift of a Guardian Angel and we ask our Angel to help and protect us. Image of two statues: a child and his Guardian Angel.
Prayers

Guardian Angel Prayer

Guardian Angel Prayer Angel of God my guardian dear, to whom God's love entrusts me here, ever this day be at my side, to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen. The Guardian Angel Prayer is a wonderful prayer to use. When we pray it we acknowledge that God has given us the gift of… Continue reading Guardian Angel Prayer

It can be challenging to live as God wants me to live on a daily basis. How do I know how God wants me to live each day? Ephesians, St. Paul tells us. Image of woman holding a Rosary and praying at church.
Faith

Live as God Wants Me to Live

It can be challenging to live as God wants me to live on a daily basis. How do I know how God wants me to live each day? How do I know if I am following Him as I should, living my life in the way He wants for me to live it? I have… Continue reading Live as God Wants Me to Live

St. Michael the Archangel prayer was composed by Pope Leo XIII in October of 1884. It is a prayer asking St. Michael the Archangel, the leader of the good angles in Heaven, to protect us from the Devil and all evil spirits whose aim it is to draw souls away from Christ. Image of an angle with a sword and armor preparing to go into battle.
Prayers

St. Michael the Archangel Prayer

St. Michael the Archangel Prayer St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray and do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God, cast into hell Satan and all evil spirits who prowl about… Continue reading St. Michael the Archangel Prayer

Do you and your spouse yearn to grow closer as a couple, yet think you'll never be close again? You can grow closer. It is possible and worth the effort! Make time to send together. Image of a silhouette of a couple dancing.
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5 Ways to Grow Closer as a Couple

Do you and your spouse yearn to grow closer as a couple? Do you wonder how to do it, or just think you're past the honeymoon stage and you'll never have a close connection like that ever again? There is good news! You can grow closer as a couple and have a richer marriage. It… Continue reading 5 Ways to Grow Closer as a Couple