The 12 Promises of the Sacred Heart

The Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus to St. Margaret Mary (1) “I will give them all the graces necessary in their state of life. (2) I will establish peace in their homes. (3) I will comfort them in … Continue reading

How to Keep Your Kids Catholic

  “Sanctify your family and you will sanctify society.”  Fr. Mateo A few months ago, we sent a link to our email subscriber list with a link to fill out our listener survey. We received SO MANY responses and unsurprisingly, … Continue reading

MFP 205: Nine First Fridays to Change the World

“We do not hesitate to declare that devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is the most effective school of the love of God; the love of God, We say, which must be the foundation on which to build the … Continue reading

Praying as a Couple

  “Every family has an anointing and in order to walk in that anointing we need to walk in the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Deacon Larry Oney You’ve probably heard the phrase: “The family that prays together, stays … Continue reading

MFP 188: Cheerios in the Pew: Wrangling Kids at Mass

   “In the adult, the space of acceptance is never whole, yet it is in the child. The child is really capable of listening impartially and unselfishly, the child is receptive to the greatest degree.” – Sofia Cavalletti, Founder of … Continue reading

Music in the Home

 Both of us love music, although only Alicia plays it. In our musical family, Mike likes to say that he plays the radio! But we’re not alone in this: most people love music.   We are among the first generations … Continue reading

MFP 180: Monks, Parents and Prayer

Lent is a great time to take inventory of our spiritual life and ask ourselves, “How am I doing in my relationship with God?”  To help us all do that, we decided to interview Mike’s spiritual director of many years, … Continue reading

MFP 173: Preparing for Christmas Through Advent

   “The birth of Jesus brings us the good news that we are loved immensely and uniquely by God.” – Pope Francis The Advent season is more than just a countdown to Christmas. It is a time of preparation for … Continue reading

MFP 172: The Bible & Your Family with Jeff & Emily Cavins

   “People are looking for two things: first, someone to trust, and second, a brighter future. Scripture reveals the heart of God and the plan of God which fulfills those two desires that we are ultimately looking for” ~ Jeff … 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

MFP 144 : Personal Prayer for Parents

   “Whether we realize it or not, prayer is the encounter of God’s thirst with ours. God thirsts that we may thirst for Him.” ~Saint Augustine Many times when we think about taking time to pray parents’ first reaction is … 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 or … 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

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

Parents, Priests of the Home

Article from Catholic Answers Online Magazine (Link) During Holy Week our online ministry was swamped with emails from panicked Catholic parents asking some version of the following: How are we going to celebrate on Sunday with our family? We can’t go to … Continue reading