Prayer

2018 Lenten Family Prayer Activity

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Lent is a time of preparation for the Passion and Resurrection of Christ. Many people choose something to give up for Lent like sweets, meat or various vices, but I would like to suggest another option. I would like to propose for your consideration adding family prayer to your daily routine for the next 33 days. For many people, daily prayer is a challenge, it involves sacrifice and perseverance and thus Lent is the perfect time to resolve once again ...

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33 Days to a Great Family Prayer Life

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On November 29th, 2014, work began on the 33 day Family Prayer Consecration Program. praying family Family friendly reflections were written for each day of Fr. Nathan’s Totus Tuus, A Contemplative Approach to Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary.  Together with my wife’s family, we prayed, discussed and grew closer to the Lord as a family. When we completed the 33 days of preparation, on ...

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What God has Joined, Let No One Divide

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scan3-77Your Family was started on the day you got married, and after you took your vows. The presider may have uttered words similar to the ones above.  It not only applies to you and your spouse, but also to your entire family.  The world many times seeks to separate what God has joined together.

Living the Life

As our kids were growing up, we got involved in ...
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The Power of A Mother’s Prayer

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The following talk was given by Denae Hebert, Co-founder of Your Holy Family, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Keller, TX in December of 2015 at the annual Strong Faith, Strong Family Retreat.  In this talk, Denae ponders the following questions:

  • Who Taught Me to Pray?
  • Who Sees Me Pray?
  • What Does Prayer Look Like?

She also offers practical advice on how to improve your prayer life.

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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 a Slave?

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640px-Slaves_ruvumaSlavery is a very powerful word, no one wants to be a slave, but many unknowingly are.   According to Websters, Slavery is “submission to a dominating influence”.  Many people associate the term slavery with the Israelites in Egypt, or with African-Americans in the Southern United States.  While the evil of forced labor and captivity are fairly easy to understand, there is a much ...

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