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Love, family, and life…as Jesus taught

Fourth Sunday of Easter Fr. Anthony Brankin


There has been a lot of news these days in the media about the Catholic Church’s teaching on marriage and divorce and civil remarriage. And in one sense that is good, because it helps us all focus for a few moments on the reality of marriage and family […]

The baptism of healing and protection

Third Sunday of Easter Fr. Anthony Brankin


I always wondered why we have Baptisms on Holy Saturday night. This year we had four, other years we have had up to fifteen and maybe thirty Confirmations and First Communions. But what is the connection between the Resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday and the Sacrament of Baptism? It […]

How to Have a Good Family Life

Families need to pray together and to spend time together, says Fr. Joseph Eddy, the vocations director of the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy. Sometimes you have to just turn off the electronic devices for a while.

There is also a popular saint that families pray to – St. Raymond Nonnatus. […]