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

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

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

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

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

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

Cana90 Week 3: Ready to Build?

The LORD saw how great the wickedness of human beings was on earth, and how every desire that their heart conceived was always nothing but evil.But Noah found favor with the LORD. Genesis 5:5,9 This week’s passage is a familiar … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 2: Recovering the Original Plan

God created mankind in His image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. Genesis 1:27 Let’s go back to the beginning. If the wedding feast of Cana took you back to the time … Continue reading

Cana90 Week 1: Water into Wine

On the third day there was a wedding in Cana, in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. ~ John 2:1-2 This week we encourage you and your spouse … Continue reading

Prayer knocks, Fasting obtains, Mercy receives

Sermon by St. Peter Chrysologus Printable version There are three things, my brethren, by which faith stands firm, devotion remains constant, and virtue endures. They are prayer, fasting and mercy. Prayer knocks at the door, fasting obtains, mercy receives. Prayer, … Continue reading

Lent, Lent, Time to Repent!

https://www.messyfamilyproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/DogmaDogsLent.mp3 Thought we'd set the tone with this fun clip from the Dogma Dogs' popular "Lent" song. (Warning: it'll get stuck in the head of any five-year-old who hears it!) When our family was young, we had a wonderful pastor … 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

Renew Your Marriage this Lent with Cana90!

STEUBENVILLE, OH (February 3, 2021) – The Messy Family Project is challenging couples to deepen their relationship with Christ and each other during Lent and Easter with their Cana90 program.   The Messy Family Project’s mission is to empower parents, strengthen … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #16: Cana90

This is a Messy Family Minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon. We believe that parenting is a path to holiness. Sacrificing and suffering are built right into the vocation of being a spouse and a parent! St. John Paul told … Continue reading

MFP 127 : Celebrating Lent and Easter with your family

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   “Parents are, through the witness of their lives, the first heralds of the Gospel for their children.” ~St. John Paul II This Lent and Easter why not walk on the path of holiness that God has laid out for … Continue reading