Cana90 Week 12: A Most Mysterious Peace

Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. Trust in God. John 14:27 This week, our second-to-last … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 11: On a Mission from God

They stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. But…he rose up and entered the city. After they had proclaimed the good news to that city and made a considerable number of disciples, they … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #39: Dinner

Messy Family Project · MFM 39 – Dinner This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon. Want to do something with your kids that will automatically set them up for success in their physical and mental health, … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 10: Knowing Your Shepherd

My sheep hear My voice; I know them, and they follow Me. John 10:27 How do you get to know someone? You listen to them. Listening and hearing God is known as the gift of discernment. This week our Scriptures consider … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #38: Anger

Messy Family Project · MFM 38 – Anger This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon. Toddlers & teenagers are great teachers! They will teach you just how patient you are. We used to think we were … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 9: Gifts in the Making

“We gave you strict orders to stop teaching in that name. Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and want to bring this man’s blood upon us.” But Peter and the apostles said in reply, “We must obey God … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #37: Celebrating Easter

Messy Family Project · MFM 37 – Easter This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon. It’s Easter! Now is the time to celebrate: Jesus has risen, and death has been defeated! But how do we celebrate  … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 8: The Celebration Continues!

   [Jesus] said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, so I send you.” John 20:21 Did you realize the celebration of Easter continues for 50 days after Easter Sunday? Hopefully the disciplines of … Continue reading

8 Tips & Tricks on Family Chores

Family operations management is where the rubber hits the road in service to our families. After raising ten children and going through numerous systems, chore charts, rewards, and family meetings, our conclusion is: there is no silver bullet!  Though we … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 7: That Your Joy May Be Full

    Then they went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed. – Matthew 28:8a Christ is risen! Now that we have learned to discipline ourselves with prayer, fasting, and mercy, we add in joy. This is a sometimes-neglected … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 6: 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 of … Continue reading

Hints for Raising Happy Children

What makes kids happy? They make the choice to be happy. We often forget that happiness is a choice, and that’s something we have to model and teach our children. But in case you need some inspiration, here’s what happy … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 5: Expecting Miracles

  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

Messy Family Minute #36: Prioritize Your Spouse

Messy Family Project · MFM 36 – Prioritize Your Spouse This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon One of the secrets of a happy home is for spouses to prioritize each other over anyone else – … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #35: Lord’s Day

Messy Family Project · MFM 35 – Lord's Day This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon Over the past year, many dioceses have given Catholics a dispensation from attending mass because of the pandemic.  This has … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #34: First Time Obedience

 Messy Family Project · MFM 34 – First-Time Obedience This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon Early in our parenting we were introduced to the importance of “first time obedience”.  Now some of you out … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 4: On a Mission … to your Home

The LORD said to Abram: Go forth from your land, your relatives and from your father’s house to a land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you; I will … Continue reading