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Blog: Happily Even After
My dad cries at any kind of tenderness in movies. As a girl and younger woman I would glance over, see him tearing up at a seemingly mundane exchange between actors, and chide him ...
“The joy of love experienced by families is also the joy of the Church” (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, no. 1). Family life – though not without its challenges – is a great gift! It is in the family that all of us learn what it means to love and be loved, to forgive, and how to maintain relationships over time. The family is called to welcome others, in particular children, and to care for those in need. Content in this section can help families become places of prayer and faith (domestic Churches) and navigate the challenges that come with parenting, extended family relationships, caregiving, and more.
Tomorrow is the first day of the season of Advent! To prepare, why not bless your Advent wreath as a family together? A wreath blessing is available on the USCCB’s website: http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/sacraments-and-sacramentals/sacramentals-blessings/objects/blessing-of-an-advent-wreath.cfm.
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