Naomi, the alliance between the generations that opens up the future

By Pope Francis | September 1, 2022

Catechesis on Old Age #7 – Original post here by Pope Francis Dear brothers and sisters, good morning and welcome! Today we will continue to…

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2016 April | Joy

By Francine Pirola | March 22, 2016

Pope Francis is big on joy. Not only is he always smiling and delighting in the people he meets, many of his writings express the…

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6 Ways to Celebrate the Year of Mercy

By Guest Author | December 22, 2015

Here are six ideas for you and your family to fully participate in the graces of this holy year, though they are good for every…

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Days of Gratitude

By Kiara Pirola | December 22, 2014

Here at CathFamily, we’re a little bit into Gratitude at the moment! Consciously cultivating gratitude in your life can alter the way you see the…

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By Francine Pirola | December 22, 2014

“It was a typical school yard conversation. A bunch of mothers were talking about the various challenges their kids were facing – the usual stuff.…

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Like a X-ray Glasses

By Francine Pirola | July 5, 2013

“Like a pair of x-ray glasses, gratitude transforms the way we see our situation.” – Francine Pirola For more on gratitude, check out: Gratitude: the…

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The Grateful Spouse

By Francine and Byron Pirola | February 1, 2013

If gratitude is good for building resilience in children and bolstering hope in adults, it’s close to a miracle drug for an ailing marriage. Here…

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2013 February

By Francine Pirola | January 28, 2013

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Gratitude: The Heart-Beat of Love

By Marilyn Rodrigues | July 17, 2012

A little gratitude goes a long way when it comes to happy marriages. New research validates age-old wisdom: the simple habit of gratitude can transform…

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