MFP166: Join the Rebellion! Be a Parent!

  “If the day comes when mothers and fathers are no longer willing or able to effectively raise and teach and love their own children, that is the day the world is in danger of imminent and catastrophic collapse.”  ~Kimberly … Continue reading

MFP 165: Forgiveness Brings Freedom and Transformation

   Forgiveness is not primarily a feeling, instead, it is a choice – a choice to extend god’s merciful love to someone who has hurt you, in obedience to Jesus – Bishop Thomas Olmsted Forgiveness is becoming a lost practice … Continue reading

MFP 164 : Embracing the Messiness of Family Life

God doesn’t love us in spite of our mess, he loves us because of it. We talk a lot on our program about the “messy-ness” of life, but we thought it would be good to take some time to unpack … Continue reading

MFP163: Overcoming Fear in Marriage

“Do not be afraid” – Isaiah 40:9 (and 364 other places in the scriptures) All of us deal with fears in life and overcoming them is the key to living in freedom in your relationships.  People have anxieties about all … Continue reading

MFP161: Can Kids use Technology with Virtue?

Parenting kids in a tech age; Teaching kids virtue in an age of tech; Is it possible to use tech with virtue?      “It is your responsibility to train your child in virtue and slowly move from protecting their … Continue reading

MFP 158 : Oh Baby! How many babies should we have?

   “Something about children might make parents more inclined toward belief in the infinite—to a supernatural realm that is somehow higher and less well-understood than this one.” – Mary Eberstadt, How the West Really Lost God Part of our message … Continue reading

MFP 157 : Earth Day aka “Creation Day”

   Christians, in particular, realize that their responsibility within creation, and their duty towards nature and the Creator, are an essential part of their faith – St. John Paul April 22 is Earth Day, but maybe we Catholics could call … Continue reading

MFP 156 : Being an Adult Child of Divorce

   “Marriage is supposed to be the earthly sign of the heavenly union I will hopefully one day have with God. When this is broken, as with our parents, it can distort how those heavenly realities are perceived. But Jesus … Continue reading

MFP 154 : St Joseph Patron of the Family

   “We find in St. Joseph the perfect adorer, entirely consecrated to Jesus, working always near Jesus, giving Jesus his virtues, his time, his very life; it is thus that he is our model and our inspiration.” St. Peter Julian … Continue reading

MFP153 : God’s Vision for Marriage

    It’s ok that you are not always fulfilled by your beloved spouse.That is what God is for.   – Fr. Jay Donahue Join us for an extraordinary interview with Fr. Jay Donahue, a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh … Continue reading

MFP 152 : First Time Obedience

   The family is the first school of virtue Discipline is the issue that we get the most questions about probably because there is so much conflicting advice for parents out there.  The bottom line is that every couple must … Continue reading

MFP151 : Lent and Your Family

   “Each day be conscious of your duty to be a saint. — A saint! And that doesn’t mean doing strange things. It means a daily struggle in the interior life and in heroically fulfilling your duty right through to … Continue reading

MFP 150 : Reclaiming the Lord’s Day

   “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. …For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed … Continue reading

MFP 149 : It’s a New Year! How are you doing?

    “Let us begin again, brothers, for up until now, we have done nothing.” ~ St. Francis of Assisi January is a time of beginnings and new resolutions.  The best way to make plans for the future is to … Continue reading