Tag: Family

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Interior Quiet in the Digital Age

Interior Quiet in the Digital Age

Faced with all the "noise" of the new technologies, we need to foster the interior quiet that enables us to hear the voice of the Holy Spirit in our soul. A new article on Christian life.

Virtues
Homily from Canonization Mass

Homily from Canonization Mass

Pope Francis' homily at the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II. With Rome Reports video summary, including Pope Francis' greeting to Benedict XVI before the ceremony.

From the Pope
Leisure and Free Time (3)

Leisure and Free Time (3)

"On reaching adolescence children may strongly demand an amount of freedom that at times they aren’t yet ready to manage in a mature way."

Family life
Educating for Life

Educating for Life

“Loving children rightly requires helping them to acquire self-mastery, making them persons who are free and responsible."

Family life

“The enormous importance of the task of parents”

You should be full of wonder at the goodness of our Father God. Are you not filled with joy to know that your home, your family, your country, which you love so much, are the raw material which you must sanctify? (The Forge, 689)

“Marriage is a divine path”

I shall never tire of repeating that marriage is a great and marvelous divine path. Like everything divine in us, it calls for response to grace, generosity, dedication and service. (Conversations, 93)

“The value God places on marriage”

In the middle of the rejoicing at the feast in Cana, only Mary notices that they are short of wine. A soul will notice even the smallest details of service if, like her, it is alive with a passion for helping its neighbour, for God. (Furrow, 631)

“Married life: an occasion for God’s presence on earth”

There are many good reasons to honor Saint Joseph, and to learn from his life. He was a man of strong faith. He earned a living for his family - Jesus and Mary - with his own hard work. He guarded the purity of the Blessed Virgin, who was his Spouse. And he respected - he loved! - God's freedom, when God made his choice: not only his choice of Our Lady the Virgin as his Mother, but also his choice of Saint Joseph as the Husband of Holy Mary. (The Forge, 552)

"The secret of married happiness"

"The secret of married happiness lies in everyday things, not in daydreams. It lies in finding the hidden joy of coming home in the evening, in affectionate relations with their children, in the everyday work in which the whole family cooperates." (Conversations 91, 5)