marriage and family

When Your Family’s Advent Falls Apart

2019-11-09T19:42:19-05:00Categories: Living the Faith, Marriage and Family, twim-0601|Tags: , , , , |

In this blog post from the USCCB’s For Your Marriage website, author Josh Noem finds solace in the centerpiece on the table during the Advent season. When life feels like it’s out of control, [...]

25 Ways to “Fight” Fair

2019-10-20T13:47:07-05:00Categories: Living the Faith, Marriage and Family, twim-0550|Tags: , , , , , , |

In no way does this blog post connote actually fighting physically with a partner or spouse, but it offers some advice for ways to work out differences for couples. This may be a helpful [...]

Tools for Building a Domestic Church

2019-10-11T09:05:45-05:00Categories: Catechetical Corner, Marriage and Family, twim-0549|Tags: , , |

Share this resource from the USCCB Family Life office to encourage best practices for building a domestic church at home for the families in your community. Download Catechetical Corner Invite your community to [...]

FAQs for Parents About Vocations

2019-10-11T08:54:07-05:00Categories: Living the Faith, Marriage and Family, twim-0549|Tags: , , , , |

When parents hear that their child may be discerning religious life, they have a lot of questions. Help parents in your community understand what's ahead for a child discerning their call to religious life [...]

We are Called to Witness God’s Love

2019-10-11T08:45:15-05:00Categories: Living the Faith, twim-0549|Tags: , , , , , , |

This parent's reflection on vocational discernment may fit well in an e-newsletter or as part of a small group discussion during Vocations Awareness Week in November. Download   Living the Faith Living the [...]

Abortion Within Marriage

2019-10-08T15:14:16-05:00Categories: Human Life and Dignity, Marriage and Family, Salt and Light, twim-0547|Tags: , , , , |

An abortion is always painful and leaves long-lasting scars. This reflection dives into the pain and suffering a married couple may feel after an abortion, and reminds all of us to trust in God [...]

Managing Technology and the Family

2019-09-18T20:03:27-05:00Categories: Audio, Marriage and Family, twim-0546|Tags: , , , , , , |

The scene is familiar: a family sitting around together consumed in their own devices. How do we navigate this technological space in faith, and make time for one another, instead of our screens?  This [...]

Video: “The Importance of Family in Hispanic Culture”

2019-09-04T19:11:35-05:00Categories: Marriage and Family, twim-0543, Video|Tags: , , , , |

This video can be used to celebrate National Spanish Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15). Lucia Luzondo comments on the importance of the family in the Hispanic/Latino culture and its impact [...]

6th Commandment: The Love of Husband and Wife

2019-08-09T15:27:57-05:00Categories: Marriage and Family, Salt and Light, twim-0540|Tags: , , , , |

Explore the true meaning of the 6th Commandment and the love spouses are called to show in marriage. Let this be a resource for married couples or those preparing for marriage. Download   [...]