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Christian Family Life

What is a Christian Family?

Fr. Mark Miller, CSsR
Edmonton-Toronto Redemptorists:

Fr. Mark Miller explains the teachings of Pope John Paul II who called the a ideal Catholic family a ‘domestic church.’ Where we can learn to forgive, to be patient, to be generous and kind, to live in service to one another.

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Pope Francis on Love in the Family



A Mother's Pondering

Anne Walsh
Edmonton-Toronto Redemptorists:

Anne Walsh explains how her spiritual mother Mary, and her earthly mother, Carmel, taught her how to ponder, to stop and reflect in gratitude and awe, to wait on God for clarity, for the meaning of suffering, and to show the way forward.

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Pope Francis on Love in the Family

 



Family and Forgiveness

Anne Walsh
Edmonton-Toronto Redemptorists:

Redemptorist Lay Missioner Anne Walsh explains how being a part of a Christian family means constantly asking for forgiveness and constantly forgiving others in the family.

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Pope Francis on Love in the Family

 


Defining Family

Fr. Tony Bidgood, CSsR
Edmonton-Toronto Redemptorists:

Fr. Tony Bidgood explains how being a Christian family gives its members a sense of belonging but with a difference: "Jesus suggests that, with him, the bond of a spiritual relationship, guided by hearing his word and acting upon it, can be even more powerful that a familial relationship."

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Pope Francis on Love in the Family