Lent has just begun, a season of reflecting upon the suffering and death of the Lord and go with him to the foot of the cross. Many of the faithful offer up a token sacrifice for 40 days to better learn how to love. These sacrifices have meaning, these little daily sufferings in a small way, prepare our mind and bodies for any real sufferings that will inevitably come our way. For most adults, suffering is nothing new, anyone who has lived past ...
As is our tradition, each year on the feast of the Holy Family, we publish an article about our ministry, recap the year and look forward to next year and what God may be calling us to accomplish for His glory. This year is doubly special as Denae and I will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary this New Year’s Eve.
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.
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 ...
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
A New Year for many, means a new start, a blank page on which to write on. While this may seem silly to many, changing our habits can be difficult and a new year could be just the world event that helps us to resolve to do some things different. Here is a list of family related resolutions that you may wish to consider:
Spend more time with your spouse and kids and less time at the office, on the computer or ...