Here are ten ways to celebrate the victory of grace over darkness and evil this Halloween.
Teach your kids lectio divina, the ancient practice of praying with Scripture. Here’s what to do, including a guided prayer service and resources to help.
Any parent who has ever helped their toddler change their clothes knows the struggle: You’re trying to guide them (“take your arm out; put one leg into your pajamas at a time; slide the shirt over your head …”), and they seem to be sabotaging the process at every turn — you pull the shirt up over their head, and they’re pulling it back down. The two of you aren’t working together, so nothing is getting accomplished. You’re not working like a team. What does this all have to do with family faith? The connection between sports and families is easy to see once you think about it. And in the context of faith and family, this example is vitally important.
To pray the Rosary: 1. Make the Sign of the Cross and pray the Apostles’ Creed. 2. Pray an Our Father. 3. Prayer three Hail Marys and one Glory Be. […]
Pope Benedict XVI recommended that children be taught to appreciate spending time in the presence of the Eucharist as part of their preparation for First Communion. But how do you introduce kids to this vital prayer practice? Here are a few tips.