What is your family doing this Lent? This post explores the idea of calling a family meeting to discern how to make Lent a time to be transformed by grace.
I previously shared a podcast episode on infant Baptism. Here is a video version of that episode:
7 ideas for your family’s celebration of the Baptism of the Lord!
While many of us have grown up with the practice of baptizing infants, others have not. Since the Protestant Anabaptists there has been a growth in views for why infants shouldn’t be baptized and some secularists/materialists have also weighed in as well. In this podcast episode you will find the biblical reasons for…
How do you teach children to pray spontaneously? It is not as difficult as it may seem.
We add all kinds of reminders to our printed and digital calendars. Consider adding the names of saints on their feast days. Then on that day, end your prayers (like prayer before meals) with a simple petition. You: “Saint John Paul II”, Family Responds: “Prayer for us.” Then you conclude with the Sign of theContinue reading “Updating the Calendar (Saints and Family Life)”
It is important to be sure that the way we talk about sacraments, both in our Home Catechesis and in our family participation in the sacramental life of the Church, that we don’t give the impression that the sacraments are like magic that we use to reach out to God and control Him. Find outContinue reading “Podcast: Sacraments Aren’t Magic”
This is how our family develops prayer habits, as a group and as individuals.
When should parents baptize their child? When should parents contact their parish?
What should be the motivations for a parent seeking the gift of Baptism for their child? Find out in this article.