Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Children’s Rights

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On a positive note, we must reaffirm the right of children to grow up in a family with a father and a mother capable of creating a suitable environment for the child’s development and emotional maturity. At the same time, this implies supporting the right of parents to decide the moral and religious education of their children. And in this regard …

Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Wanted: Courageous Revolutionaries

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In these days, as you embark on a reflection on the beauty of complementarity between man and woman in marriage, I urge you to lift up yet another truth about marriage: that permanent commitment to solidarity, fidelity, and fruitful love responds to the deepest longings of the human heart. Let us bear in mind especially the young people, who represent …

Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Marriage and Family In Crisis

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In our day, marriage and the family are in crisis. We now live in a culture of the temporary, in which more and more people are simply giving up on marriage as a public commitment. This revolution in manners and morals has often flown the flag of freedom, but in fact it has brought spiritual and material devastation to countless …

Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Christians Need The Sacrament of Marriage

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Christians celebrate the sacrament of marriage because they know they need it! They need it to stay together and to carry out their mission as parents. “In joy and in sadness, in sickness and in health”. This is what the spouses say to one another during the celebration of the sacrament and in their marriage they pray with one another …

Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Come To Me Families From Around the World

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But what is most burdensome in life is not this: what weighs more than all of these things is a lack of love. It weighs upon us never to receive a smile, not to be welcomed. Certain silences are oppressive, even at times within families, between husbands and wives, between parents and children, among siblings. Without love, the burden becomes …

Web Devotions

“Wasting time” On the Computer Again? How About Making it a Fruitful Encounter with Christ Instead with Web Devotions?  Here follows some encouraging words on the matter from no less than Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis on the subject. As well as links to some of our favored “web devotions”. Although we do them in chapel or in …

Links

Some links to sites that may be of interest. Please remember to pray while on the world wide web! “The digital highway is one of them, a street teeming with people who are often hurting, men and women looking for salvation or hope. By means of the internet, the Christian message can reach “to the ends of the earth” (Acts …