Let’s Talk About Dating

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What is the Goal of Dating?

Most of us have grown up with dating being a part of our lives or a part of the lives of people we know and love.  When we think of dating many may consider it to be an integral part of finding a spouse and for the most part that is what it used to be and perhaps our society has lost sight of that end goal in the past 20 years.  Today it seems ...

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Pope Francis’ Concern for the Family

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Pope Francis has a deep love and concern for the state of the family.  He has called an extraordinary synod on the family and sent out a survey on the challenges facing families around the world.  He is not just concerned about the external challenges facing the family, but is seeking to encourage families to achieve more than the status quo, to be truly joy filled families that are a light in the world.

Here is his latest letter ...

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Canasta

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 Canasta

Canasta (/kəˈnæstə/; Spanish for “basket”) is a card game of the rummy family of games believed to be a variant of 500 Rum. Although many variations exist for two, three, five or six players, it is most commonly played by four in two partnerships with two standard decks of cards. Players attempt to make melds of seven cards of the same rank and “go out” by playing all cards in their hand. ...

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The Joy of the Gospel

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Pope Francis has published an Apostolic Exhortation on the Joy of the Gospel, specifically how we should communicate that joy to others.  In other words that joy that is within us, we should ensure that it shines and that all people we come into contact with will see it within us.  That is the most effective way to attract people to the beauty of the Gospel.

That is the motivation behind Your Holy Family.  We strive to show the beauty of ...

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A Family that Plays Together…

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A family that plays together… has a lot of fun.  Remember when your kids were young, under age six or so?  Did you play with them, read books to them, spend time with them just doing random things that made them smile and laugh? Fast forward to the adolescent years, how do we continue to cultivate a solid relationship with our teens?  Unfortunately for many families, as our children enter young adulthood, we lose touch with them and gradually grow ...

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Survey in Preparation for Extraordinary Synod of Bishops – Action needed!

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The Pope is Asking for Your Opinion on How the Church can Assist Families

From Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of the Diocese of Austin –

Our Holy Father Pope Francis has called for an Extraordinary Synod of Bishops in October of 2014. The topic of this synod is, “The pastoral challenges for the family in the context of evangelization.” In preparation for this synod, a preparatory document with several pages of questions was sent to all Bishops. While not a survey of ...

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