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The Soul Project Week 15: Being A Good Example

“People are to see, in us, Christ on earth today.” -Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. As our family discussed our duty of being a good example, we talked about our unique gifts and how God expects us to use them. … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Weeks 13 and 14: Obedience and Redemptive Suffering

“…the weaknesses of all human sufferings are capable of being infused with the same power of God manifested in Christ’s Cross…In him God has confirmed his desire to act especially through suffering…Christ achieved the Redemption completely and to the very … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 12: Love Of Family

“It was the best Christmas we’ve ever had!” That’s still what my kids say about last year’s Christmas–the Christmas we spent at the Ronald McDonald House near the hospital where their newest sibling, Zelie, was fighting to overcome a severe … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 11: About Sin

“Sin is an offense against God…Sin sets itself against God’s love for us and turns our hearts away from it.” Catechism of the Catholic Church 1850 At this year’s Midwest Catholic Family Conference, I heard Catholic evangelist, author, and tour … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 10: Learning About Prayer From the Saints

One night, I was telling my children about the Fatima apparitions and the requests Our Lady made known to the three children. “She told them that we should pray the Rosary daily,” I said. “Well then we should do it,” … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 9: The Communion of Saints

My children love hearing the stories of the saints. The saints make holiness a reality for all of us. They help us to see that we can embrace our flawed humanity and still maintain hope in God’s mercy and heavenly … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Family’s Soul Week 8: Honoring Mary

The policeman seemed to emerge from the shadows right next to our van, wearing a bullet proof vest and carrying his weapon in a defensive posture. He walked along the street, eyes darting, attempting to penetrate the darkness as he … Continue reading

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