As you work to create your own family mission statement, here’s my family’s own mission statement, with a line-by-line reflection on how each piece helps to shape our family life.
Different families have different names for this kind of space: home altar, home shrine, celebration table, and so on. Whatever you call it, use the space as a physical reminder of God’s presence in your home, as well as your intention as a family to create “space” for God in your life.
When her father stormed the church with armed men, Clare calmly explained that she had given her life to Christ—and clung to the altar with supernatural strength when the count tried to drag her home. Read the story of a saint whose holy stubbornness wasn’t necessarily a bad thing.
Nano Nagle founded a whole network of secret Catholic schools for Ireland’s poor
You’ll find a number of mealtime prayers in the Table Blessings section of CatholicCulture.org, which contains dozens of table blessings for every season. Here are some other ideas for praying […]