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MFM024 – Failure

Messy Family Project · MFM024 – Failure This is a Messy Family Minute from Mike and Alicia Hernon. Have you ever felt like a failure? A failure at work? At home? In your marriage? One of the ways to overcome … Continue reading

MFM023- Identity

Messy Family Project · MFM023- Identity This is a Messy Family Minute from Mike and Alicia Hernon.  Many people, especially young people in our culture today, are feeling fragmented and lost.  They don’t know who they are or where they … Continue reading

Parents and the Law of Love

A rules-first approach to Faith can lead to rebellion as children mature Article from Catholic Answers Online Magazine by Michael and Alicia Hernon This summer we had the great pleasure of speaking to hundreds of Catholic families at five different … Continue reading

MFM022 – Christian Maturity

Messy Family Project · MFM022 – Christian Maturity This is a Messy Family Minute from Mike and Alicia Hernon.  We get questions all the time about when a parent should allow a child to experience certain freedoms such as having … Continue reading

7 Tips on Praying with your Spouse

Seven Tips on Praying With Your Spouse   “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.” Mt 18:20   For some couples, praying together is very natural but for others, it feels awkward … Continue reading

A Plan for Family Retreat

A family retreat that incorporates prayer, bonding, teaching, and fun will pay dividends in the long run Article from Catholic Answers Online Magazine by Michael and Alicia Hernon Because of the pandemic and associated lockdowns, many of us spent far … Continue reading

MFM 21 – Play

Messy Family Project · MFM 21 – Play   This is a messy family minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon A wise woman once told us, if you are going to pray with your kids, you have to play with … Continue reading

MFM 20 – King of the Family

Messy Family Project · MFM 20 – King of the Family This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon When people ask us about the goal of our family ministry – our answer is simple – world … Continue reading

MFM 19 – Challenge

Messy Family Project · MFM 19 – Challenge This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon In our ministry, we have heard from many families who are struggling with from all this time cooped up together. We … Continue reading

Press Release – Play + Pray Challenge

Catholic Couple seeks World Domination with Play + Pray Challenge MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  STEUBENVILLE, OH (May 28, 2020) – “No less than world domination,” says Mike Hernon when speaking of the goal of the ministry that he and his … Continue reading

Pausing for Prayer

Honored to be recorded on the latest episode of Pausing for Prayer. Listen in as we discuss what we have learned about prayer and our relationship with God. Thank you Mike for inviting us and your podcast. Listen today: https://www.mikestpierre.com/podcast

EWTN Appearance – At Home with Jim & Joy

Mike and Alicia will be guests on EWTN's At Home with Jim and Joy Part 1: May 6, 2020 at 12pm eastern (re-aired May 9th at 10:30am and May 10th at 1am) Part 2: May 8, 2020 at 1pm eastern … Continue reading

Parents, Priests of the Home

For some families, keeping Sundays holy may require turning off the TV and finding a means of prayer that best fits their situation During Holy Week our online ministry was swamped with emails from panicked Catholic parents asking some version of the … Continue reading

Cana90 – Week 8

   [Jesus] said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, so I send you.” John 20:21 Cana90: Week 8 The Celebration Continues! Did you realize the celebration of Easter continues for 50 days after … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 7 – EASTER

    Then they went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed. – Matthew 28:8a Cana90: Week 7 That Your Joy May Be Full Christ is Risen! Now that we have learned to discipline ourselves with prayer, fasting, and … Continue reading

MFM 18 – Mercy

Messy Family Project · MFM 18 – Mercy   This is a messy family minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon Through our Lenten fasting and prayer we learn how to control ourselves, and thus give ourselves more freely to others. … Continue reading

Palm Sunday and Holy Week

  Most of the crowd spread their garments on the road, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. And the crowds that went before Him and that followed Him shouted, “Hosanna to the Son … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 5

   The LORD said: I have witnessed the affliction of my people in Egypt and have heard their cry against their taskmasters, so I know well what they are suffering. Therefore I have come down to rescue them from the … Continue reading