It sounds simple, but if you make a habit of it, taking thirty seconds of silence before (and after) your spoken prayer can improve your family prayer time and lay the foundation for kids to learn meditative prayer.
“It’s ordinary time,” my son lamented. “Nothing exciting until Advent.” But as astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno reminded me, ordinary time is special in its own way. What ways will you and your family mark this liturgical season of growing closer to knowing Jesus together as a family? How will you make ordinary time extraordinary this year? Here are six family faith practices to make ordinary time special with your family.
“It is the King of Heaven who sends me,” Joan told the commander of the French army, “and if you will follow my banner, God will help you break the siege of Orléans.”
Pentecost is one of the most important holy days of the Church calendar. Here are nine ideas for praying, celebrating, and learning about Pentecost with your kids.
In popular practice, May traditionally has been devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Here are some ways to practice that devotion with your family this month.