Every morning after breakfast, all the kids gather on the couch to pray and learn about our faith. We call it “Couch Catechism.” Here’s how we do it.
Have you ever formally blessed your home? This traditional ritual is a powerful reminder that your home is a “sacred space” because of the people who live there. Whether you bless your home yourself or invite your pastor to do so, here are a few ideas you might want to incorporate.
Building a culture of life and teaching your children about pro-life topics doesn’t have to be something “extra.” One of the simplest ways to build a culture of life in your family is through family prayer time.
As you work to create your own family mission statement, here’s my family’s own mission statement, with a line-by-line reflection on how each piece helps to shape our family life.
Different families have different names for this kind of space: home altar, home shrine, celebration table, and so on. Whatever you call it, use the space as a physical reminder of God’s presence in your home, as well as your intention as a family to create “space” for God in your life.