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God shows His love for us in the Eucharist. Receiving Jesus' body and blood in Holy Communion, is one of the best ways we can unite ourselves with Christ. Image of a drawing of Jesus at the Last Supper with some of His Apostles.
Faith

In the Eucharist, God Shows His Love for Us

God shows His love for us in the Eucharist. God loves us so much that He wants to be in communion with us. He wants for us to be united to Him, as He unites Himself to us. He wants to be a part of our lives. Receiving Jesus' body and blood in Holy Communion is… Continue reading In the Eucharist, God Shows His Love for Us

The Rosary is not one prayer, but a series of prayers with reflections on important events in the Life of Jesus. We think of these as we pray the Rosary. Image of a woman's hands clasping the Rosary, her head bent over her hands as she prays.
Prayers

The Rosary

The Rosary The Rosary is not one prayer, but a series of prayers with reflections on events in the Life of Jesus. These reflections are called mysteries. There are four sets of mysteries: The Joyful Mysteries, the Luminous Mysteries, the Sorrowful Mysteries, and the Glorious Mysteries. Traditionally, the Mysteries are said on specific days, but… Continue reading The Rosary

Prayers

Let Us Pray

Let Us Pray This prayer is often said at the end of the Rosary. Let us pray: O God, whose only begotten Son, by His life, death, and resurrection, has purchased for us the rewards of eternal life, grant, we beseech Thee, that while meditating on the mysteries of the most holy Rosary of the Blessed… Continue reading Let Us Pray

No matter how grief affects us or how we deal with it, it is important not to leave God out of our lives while we go through a period of grief. Know that grief may come and go. Image of a woman looking down, holding her face with her elbows on her knees.
Faith

Dealing with Grief

Dealing with grief is not easy. There is no one size fits all method to use to deal with it. Grief affects each of us differently and we each deal with grief differently. No matter how grief affects us or how we deal with it, it is important not to leave God out of our… Continue reading Dealing with Grief

Hail Holy Queen is a beautiful prayer wherein we recognize Mary as our Queen. We beg her mercy, for her prayers for us for our salvation. Image of a drawing of tThree crosses in the background with Mary in the foreground holding Jesus after He died.
Prayers

Hail Holy Queen

Hail Holy Queen Hail Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn, then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy towards us, and after… Continue reading Hail Holy Queen

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.
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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