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October 18, 2016

Communication in your family is key. Don’t let wounds fester. Instead, calmly address hurts and ask for the grace to forgive.


October 17, 2016

Do you know your spouse’s love language? Take an online test (or read the book if you have it) and have a conversation about how you both give and receive love best.


October 16, 2016

In today’s first reading, Aaron and Hur supported Moses when he grew tired. Together, they were able to win the battle. In what ways can you support your family today?


October 15, 2016

Have you received the Sacrament of Penance lately? Go to Confession and follow it with breakfast together.


October 14, 2016

Do something small to surprise your spouse today – prepare lunch for them to take to work, greet them at home with flowers or a treat, or leave a sweet note somewhere for them to find.


October 13, 2016

End the day by saying a prayer together right before bed. Make sure to kiss your spouse and children good night.


October 12, 2016

“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.” (Gal 5:22) How can you live out these fruits in your family today?


October 11, 2016

Take up a new hobby or skill together! Learning at any age can be fun and beneficial.


October 10, 2016

Have you told your spouse and children you love them yet today? Make the conscious effort to do so.


October 9

“In all circumstances, give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thess 5:18) Reflect on the blessings in your life and have a conversation about gratitude with your spouse.


October 8, 2016

Autumn is here! Take advantage of the cooler weather to go apple-picking, visit a pumpkin patch, or enjoy a bonfire as a family.


October 7, 2016

On this feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, say a rosary (or even just a decade) together to ask for Our Lady’s intercession in your marriage.


October 6, 2016

Have a technology-free evening. Take a walk, play a game, or read a book out loud together as a family.


October 5, 2016

“All the love God has in Himself, all the beauty God has in Himself, all the truth God has in Himself, He entrusts to the family. A family is truly a family when it is capable of opening its arms to receive all that love.” – Pope Francis


October 4, 2016

St. Francis of Assisi is known for his great joy, even in difficult times. Find joy in everything today and share it with your spouse and children.


October 3, 2016

Share the love of God with someone who may feel forgotten. Together, call an elderly family member or make arrangements to visit a lonely member of your parish today.


October 2, 2016

“Increase our faith!” said the Apostles to Jesus in the Gospel today. Share some of your faith journey with your family and pray for an increase of faith together.


October 1, 2016

“To live out of love is to give one’s self.” – St. Therese. Make a conscious effort to give yourself to your family today, through your time, prayers, and acts of service.


September 30, 2016

Honoring the Sabbath as a family gives a chance to rest, recharge, and be reminded of the blessings of faith and family.


September 29, 2016

Today on the feast of the Archangels, say a prayer to your family’s guardian angels, to protect everyone from harm natural and supernatural.


September 28, 2016

Prioritize time with good friends who can build you up in your vocation of marriage. They are the people to turn to when you hit a rough patch.


September 27, 2016

St. Vincent de Paul is known for his love of the poor. Who are the poor, lonely, forgotten in your life? Your family can be a gift of love to them.


September 26, 2016

Listening well says to the other person, “I care about what you’re saying; I care about you.” It helps love to grow.


September 25, 2016

“But you, man of God, pursue righteousness, devotion, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.” (1 Tim 6:11) For men – and women – of God, no better “marching orders” could be found!


September 24, 2016

Does your yes mean yes and your no, no? In addition to being an honorable approach to decisions, clarity can save a lot of headaches in marital communication.


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