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The Mission of the Family to Evangelize

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Fr. Nathan Cromly

The Mission of the Family is to Guard, Reveal and Communicate Love and this sixth talk of the 2014 Central Texas Retreat for Families provides some food for thought on this subject.  Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ, delves into the mission of the family to evangelize other families and the world.

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How to Be a Father after God’s own Heart

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In the old testament, God said that King David was a man after God’s own heart.  Wow, what a compliment.  King David achieved this goal by uniting his will to that of God.  He did this through prayer, through reading scripture and through his every day actions which gave glory to God.  During the funeral activities following my father in law’s passing, I pondered what is was that he did to have such a positive impact not only on his ...

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Are you Afraid of Dying?

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Family Funerals

Funerals, everybody loves attending them, right?  If you are like me, you don’t look forward to attending a funeral.  Depending on who died, it may be a very somber event.  In my forty five years on this earth I have attended funerals for the young, old cemetaryand everyone in between. Funerals are a difficult part of life, but they are a ...

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Reflecting the Love of God

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A Godly marriage should be a reflection of the love that we see between God the Father and God the Son. Their love is given freely and Kral Weddingcompletely without anything held back.  This love is faithful and continuously fruitful as manifested in the person of God the Holy Spirit. How can we reveal this type of love within our own marriages?

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All You Need is Love

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love-aah-enhThe Beatles were right, all we need is love. As the father of nine children, one of my biggest concerns is ensuring that my children receive a solid foundation rooted in our Catholic faith. In my experience, achieving this end is a delicate balance of clear boundaries coupled with love. As St. Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 13, we can do all the right things as parents, have ...

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Joy in the Midst of Suffering

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We are a Joyful People

We are called to be a joyful people, not because we are always happy or that things always go our way, but because we are children of God and He loves us with a never ending love.  Christians in the early Church had great joy and that joy was infectious, people were compelled to become Christians because of their love even though being a Christian meant that your life could be in danger.  Love is expressed ...

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