Emmaus Talk Lunches
Ven. Fr. Patrick Payton Movie
Blessed Carlo Acutis
All-School Mass Planning
Power of the Eucharist
Invitation for Young Men and Women
Rosary About Relationship
Turning to Our Friends the Saints
Ven. Fr. Patrick Payton and the Rosary
The family that prays together is the family that stays together is a phrase many of us have heard and maybe even said to our own families. This phrase is attributed to Venerable Fr. Patrick Payton who believed that families praying the rosary together would stay strong, resilient and have the full benefits of faith.
Emmaus Talk Lunches
Starting the School Year
“Helping Teens Transition to the New School Year” an Ave Spotlight podcast featuring Roy Petitfils, a Catholic counselor who specializes in working with young people and their families. The interview with Roy begins at 8 minutes into the podcast. Click here to listen.
Another great resource is a free ebook from Roy which will help you in your conversations with your teenager. You can download “Little Book of Questions That Get Teens Talking” at roypetitfils.com.
When we encounter brokenness of the world and in our own lives, it is helpful to remember that St. Ignatius of Loyola invites us to ask God for a specific grace when we pray. This idea is explored this in the blog series “Gathering the Graces.”
Reflect on grace further by listening to the Ave Explores Family Life podcast where Catholic mother of eight Danielle Bean shares about cultivating a “God will give me the grace” attitude and the impact of that on a healthy and holy family culture. Listen here.
As our kids get into the routine of school and the pace of life picks up, we can sometimes forget to nurture ourselves and our relationship with God. Take a bit of time for yourself this week and breathe.
In “Holy Pruning” Catholic author Elizabeth Tomlin reminds us that we are not called to do everything and that fall can be a great time to recalibrate and focus on what is most important. Click here to read.
A recent Endow Podcast, “A Litany of Leisure,” offers a four-minute examen which you can pause after each meditation to reflect on resting in the embrace of God. Click here to listen.