Arguing With Your Spouse

“It’s better to be wrong together than right alone” – Michele Doman Every couple argues. Arguing with your spouse is expected and can actually be a sign of a healthy marriage. We’re bound to have disagreements on anything from where … Continue reading

MFP 195: Why You Should Argue with Your Spouse

   “It’s better to be wrong together than right alone” – Michele Doman Every couple argues.  Or at least they should.  The reason is that arguing can be a path to unity which is what marriage is all about.  Some … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #65: Marriage Roles

Messy Family Project · MFM 65 – Marriage Roles This is a messy family minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon. The world says husbands and wives have the same or even interchangeable roles. Some fundamentalists say wives should let their … 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

Making Time For Your Marriage

  “Love is never something ready made, something merely given to man and woman, it is always at the same time a task which they are set. Love should be seen as something which in a sense never ‘is’ but … Continue reading

MFP191: Making Time for your Marriage

   “Love is never something ready made, something merely given to man and woman, it is always at the same time a task which they are set. Love should be seen as something which in a sense never ‘is’ but … Continue reading

The Role of a Husband

  “There is a famine abroad on the earth, a famine of more serious kind and one which threatens nearly every country in the world: the famine of really great men. The world’s greatest need is great men.” Ven. Fulton … Continue reading

MFP186: The Role of a Catholic Husband

   “The world’s greatest need is great men, someone who will understand that there is no greater conquest than victory over oneself…”  ~ Fulton Sheen Host Hijack!!  Alicia’s brother Paul joins Mike for some manly conversation (but don’t worry, Alicia … Continue reading

MFP 181: The Role of a Submissive Wife

The world says husbands and wives have the same or even interchangeable roles.  Some fundamentalist Christians and even Catholics say wives should let their husbands decide everything (even in regards to sexual intimacy!) and wives should obey as long as … Continue reading

Gratitude in Marriage

  “Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”― Charlotte Bronte We recently came across a study that showed that those who experience gratitude in marriage display fewer issues … Continue reading

Capturing a Vision for Your Marriage

Mike and Alicia chat with Drew and Katie Taylor at To The Heights Ministry about capturing a vision for your marriage and the details of Catholic family life! The Family Board Meeting not only helps Catholic Couples learn how to … Continue reading

Why a Family Board Meeting?

 The Family Board Meeting is a tool we’ve been using in our marriage for years to manage finances, set goals, and get on the same page regarding the vision for our family culture. When it comes to family meetings, there … Continue reading

The Family Board Meeting

The Family Board Meeting is a tool we’ve been using in our marriage for years to manage finances, set goals, and get on the same page regarding the vision for our family culture. In 2021, we led over 100 couples … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #56: Family Life

Messy Family Project · MFM 56 – Family Life This is a messy family minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon. We talk a lot on our program about the “messy-ness” of life, but we thought we could take a moment … Continue reading

MFP 174 : Epic Intimacy with Damon & Melanie Owens

   Lovers do “for love” what never would be done for a reason, or a rule, or a doctrine or a law. True love “loves” and needs to suffer — not for suffering’s sake alone, but for the sake of … Continue reading

Messy Family Minute #55: Closeness

Messy Family Project · MFM 55 – Closeness This is a messy family minute with Mike and Alicia Hernon. A 2014 study entitled “Understanding Former Young Catholics” found that emotional closeness with parents, especially fathers, is a powerful indicator of … Continue reading