A Multitude of Blessings

Take notice today of the multitude of blessings that exist in your life. Yes, we have worries, disappointments, things that don’t work out, long to do lists, but we also have life’s opposing force of goodness that is ever-present, if we only choose to notice it. I see hurt, worry,[…} Read more….

Are Smartphones Hurting Our Kids?

“God was the reason of true faith and good behavior and of the knowledge of technology among people. While people continually felt God above them, before them, and around them, in the same way air and light is felt, they attributed and dedicated all their technological works and handiwork to Him,[…} Read more….

Keeping Our Young People in Church (Part 3): Ben

“What we love is what we orient our lives toward.   Christian liturgies shape our vision for the good life and aim our hearts towards God. ” — The Areopagus podcast, “Are We Doing Youth Ministry Wrong?” “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 These[…} Read more….

A Time to Heal: Inadequacy

When I first was asked to write for Family Life Ministry, one of the first thoughts I had was “I don’t know enough to do that.” I felt very inadequate. I am not an expert at anything by any means. I don’t say that in a false humility kind of[…} Read more….

F-A-I-T-H: A Sermon by Father Ken Anthony

The gospel lesson from Matthew 8:5-13 begins when a Roman centurion beseeches Jesus to heal his beloved servant who is in a hopeless situation.  Roman centurions were the military backbone of the Roman military and spoke with the emperor’s authority.  While the centurion is a man of authority, he is[…} Read more….

Sunday Lunch: Taking Time for Ourselves

During the summer months, some look forward to taking vacations to our favorite destinations with family and friends. Others may prefer to stay home to rest and relax. In his Gospel, St. Mark shared the following story about the importance of taking time for ourselves. Maybe during Sunday Lunch, we[…} Read more….

Family Insights Podcast Series: The Balancing Act

Now that we’re full into summer, join Paula and Eleni today as they continue their discussion on balancing work and play, while adding in private time for our own sanity and even time for our marriage. There are some basic tools to help create intentionality in how we prioritize our family’s[…} Read more….