Posts Tagged 'mission'

Love Will Win The Culture War

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… One Family at a Time

I believe that the cultural battles today are a direct result of a lack of joy-filled families.  The scourge of abortion, declining birth rates, increasing divorce rates, and a pervasive hedonistic lifestyle can all be traced to a breakdown of the family.  According to Blessed John Paul II in Familiaris Consortio, “the mission of of the family is to guard, reveal and communicate love.”  Today there is a ...

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May Quick Update

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The last few weeks our family has been too busy with activities related to aging parents who need special attention to allow for me to post our weekly article.  In fact it has been almost one month since my last post.  I have written about the dangers of being too busy and over the last month, I have definitely been too busy, but it cannot be avoided due to the family issues we are dealing with.  The good ...

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Being the Servant of Others

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“To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.” St. John Paul II Homily October 7, 1979

On Holy Thursday, the Gospel recalls the washing of the feet of the Apostles by Jesus.  He instructs the Apostles to do the same.  While there are many truths to be learned from this scene in St. John’s Gospel, we will ...

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The Mission of the Family

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Fr. Nathan Cromly

The Mission of the Family is to Guard, Reveal and Communicate Love and this first 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 and provides practical advice on how to embark on this seeminly daunting task.

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The Mission of the Marriage

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The Mission of the Family is to Guard, Reveal and Communicate Love and this second talk of the 2014 Central Texas Retreat for Families.  Greg and Julie Alexander, of the Alexander House, discuss the necessity of a strong marriage as the foundation for raising a holy family.

Intro Music courtesy of K4J - Family by David Howie

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