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10 Ways to Make This Summer Better

Summer offers families the opportunity to make plans together and spend more time with each other. Republished here are some helpful tips for anyone needing inspiration.

Christian Life

Saint Josemaría Newsletter: Discovering God in the Family

The Amoris Laetitia Family Year convoked by Pope Francis will close on 26 June 2022, with the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome.

Documentation

St Josemaria: Newsletter No. 24: On the Family

This Newsletter is dedicated to the teachings of St Josemaria on the family.

News

Little House, Big Family!

At the beginning of the fifth week of quarantine I was asked “How are you managing with all your kids in that little house of yours?” My husband and I have a happy little brood of nine children ranging in ages from 5 to 22.

Personal testimonies

St. Josemaria: Tips For Getting Along

In his preaching, the "saint of ordinary life" often made small suggestions on how to get along with others. Here is a selection of his ideas that could help at this time.

Pray with Saint Josemaría

Feast of the Holy Family

Saint Josemaría insists that marriage is a Christian vocation meant for many men and women, as shown in a the video “Take a chance on happiness.” The homily "Marriage, a Christian Vocation," given by Saint Josemaria on the feast of the Holy Family in 1970 helps us celebrate this Feast.

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Holidays, family culture and prudent use of internet

November and December are the holiday months for many primary and secondary students in Kenya. Keeping the young ones constructively occupied in this long break is a challenge to many a parent. Strathmore School compiled and distributed among its parents some pointers on how to make prudent and profitable use of the holidays and of the internet.

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"Dangers Along the Way" — second video in series

Sole and Juampi, an Argentinian couple, continue the story of their married life together. Second in a series of six videos that could serve as a resource for pre-marriage courses.

Personal testimonies

The joy of a sincere and true love

We celebrate the first anniversary of "Amoris Laetitia" with a collection of quotes from the Apostolic Exhortation which can help us reflect and take up the joyful challenge of the most important virtue.

From the Church and the Pope

Family Traditions: The Annual "Crespillos"

Knowing how to be creative with what one has at home: perhaps this example could serve as inspiration. Every year on the "Friday of Sorrows" (the Friday before Palm Sunday), the mother of Saint Josemaría, Dolores Escrivá, used to prepare a special dessert called "crespillos".​ It was a simple dessert that she ​would only make on that day, and thus the family would look forward to it. The recipe is easy to follow and inexpensive, and makes for a tasty and original dessert for your family.

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