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November 14, 2017

Technology and the Family

Technology is part of the fabric of our everyday lives, and while it can be good for entertainment sometimes, it can become a distraction or even an addiction. Mary Jo reflects on ways to draw boundaries with technology in family life and instead enjoy simpler times with each other face-to-face.

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October 11, 2017

We Are All Called to be Witnesses of God’s Love

What do the consecrated life and marriage have in common? After attending the professions of two Dominican sisters, Dennis finds some similarities in the vows of a religious and the marriage vows between a man and a woman.

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September 13, 2017

Stewardship in Marriage

In marriage, God entrusts us with the care of a spouse, children, and physical belongings. What is the most appropriate way to lovingly and responsibly handle these gifts? Mary Jo reflects on the concept of stewardship in her married life and how she and her husband work to cultivate it.

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August 18, 2017

The Rosary, A Spiritual Weapon for Families

The Rosary is a powerful prayer, especially when you’re praying for your family. Dennis writes about how he and his “fellow warrior,” his wife Mary Jo, have taken up a daily Rosary to intercede for their marriage and their children.

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July 17, 2017

The Boxes We Create

Sometimes our thoughts and experiences can place people in a box rather than extend a hand in friendship. MaryJo reflects on the ways we can show mercy to help and support families who are different than we are.

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June 12, 2017

Fathers and Daughters

When he walks his daughter down the aisle at her wedding, Dennis reminisces about her childhood and their memories together. He reflects on his role as father and the ways it has changed over the years.

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May 10, 2017

Little Bodies of Christ

After receiving the Eucharist at Mass, reflecting on the gift of children, MaryJo meditates on the beauty of the children she has helped as an occupational therapist and her own children she has raised with her husband.

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Dennis and Mary Jo Weiss write from their home in Hamburg, New York. Over 30 years ago, as a couple of starry-eyed kids just out of college, they made a promise to love and honor each other “all the days of their lives”. With the blessings of five children and now grandchildren, their journey continues.


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