Praying the Annunciation with Sacred Art

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You can use these images to pray the Annunciation decade of the Joyful Mysteries of the rosary as a family. The slide delay is 20 seconds. Use the arrow keys (or swipe) to advance the slides, or click on the slideshow … Read More

Why Home-Based Family Faith Formation Matters

  The Church has been saying it for years: Parents are the primary and principal educators of their children in the faith. And in the last thirty years or so, researchers have been discovering just how true that is. Here’s … Read More

Celebrating Reconciliation with Kids: 9 Ways to Get Into the Habit

  The sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation gets a bad rap, with many people steering clear because they think it’s all about guilt and punishment, when actually the emphasis is on mercy, forgiveness, and healing. Here’s how to help your family … Read More

Doing Mass with Kids: 25+ Strategies for a Better Experience

  Many families find Mass challenging for one reason or another. Here are 25 ideas for dealing with those challenges and making the most of your time at Mass.   This article is adapted from 77 Ways to Pray with … Read More

Seven ways to do morning prayer

When you wake up, offer your day to God in one of the following ways: ► Morning Offering. Say the traditional Morning Offering prayer (see A Handful of Catholic Prayers). ► Invocations. Not a morning person? Keep it short by … Read More

Ways to practice gratitude and thanksgiving

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Gratitude for God’s goodness is the foundation of Christian prayer. In fact, the word Eucharist is Greek for “thanksgiving.” Here are some ideas for praying with gratitude: ► Gratitude journal. Practice gratitude by keeping a list or journal of all … Read More

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