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 … 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

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

MFP118 : Know Your Enemy: Spiritual Warfare for Parents

    “…a time will come when the decisive battle between the kingdom of Christ and Satan will be over marriage and the family. But do not be afraid, because Our Lady has already crushed his head.” ~ Sr. Lucia … Continue reading

MP 091 : King of the Home

“Sanctify the family and you will sanctify the world.” No, we are not talking about dad (although he may be king of the remote!) We have a different King in mind. 62% of children say they stopped being Catholic between … Continue reading

MP 081 : Advent – Making the Word of God Flesh in Your Home

Make Advent a time to renew your family’s faith life with scripture. This the audio version from the Advent video series from Messy Parenting. Our hope with this series is to help you make Jesus Christ the King of your … Continue reading

MP 080 : Making Room for Jesus

“Seven days without prayer makes one weak.” The days between Thanksgiving and Christmas are full of many tasks, which are fun and beautiful, but also may take our eyes off of the One we need most at this time. Making … Continue reading

MP 059 : Prepare the Way of the Lord

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 the … Continue reading

MP 056 : To Tithe or Not to Tithe

…do good, be rich in good deeds, and be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the … Continue reading

MP 031 : Family Pilgrimages

To go on pilgrimage really means to step out of ourselves to encounter God where He has revealed Himself, where His grace has shone with particular splendor, and produced rich fruits of conversion and holiness ~ Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI We … Continue reading

MP 029 : Scripture and the Family

Pope St. Gregory: Learn the heart of God from the word of God. St. Jerome: Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. How is the Word of God honored in our homes? God is present in His Word; do we … Continue reading

MP 007 : Family Prayer

“The family that prays together, stays together” Family prayer should be the center of our lives as Catholics, but often parents find it challenging. Praying consistently with our kids is not our strength, so of course that’s why we wanted … Continue reading