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Love has Wings!

Video. Enthused with ordinary life: If you put love into each day, each day is different. This is the advice Opus Dei's founder gives to those who want to flee from routine and find God in their daily lives.
Tags: Love of God, Little things, Marriage, Ordinary life, Love, family, happiness
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Pope Francis' Best Quotes About the Family During his Trip the U.S. and Cuba

Video (Rome Reports).His final destination was the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. But before he got there, and before he even arrived in the United States, Pope Francis made family life one of the central messages of his latest papal trip. During a meeting with [...]
Tags: Love of God, Hope, Faith, Generosity, Children, Church, Marriage, Solidarity, development, Dignity, God, family, happiness, Society, trips, US, Pope Francis
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Parents are an Open Book for their Children

In his July letter, the Prelate of Opus Dei reminds us that the first responsibility for educating children in the faith always lies with parents and asks for our redoubled prayer for the upcoming Synod on the Family. Download as pdf and in other formats. My [...]
Tags: Church, Javier Echevarria, Unity of life, Consistency, family, happiness
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My Life Opened to the Beauty of Life Itself

Gina Garcia from Muntinlupa, Philippines danced ballet professionally for years and is now a home-maker, a part-time ballet teacher, and also teaches Parenting Education courses as a volunteer. On raising kids, Gina says, "The greatest challenge is in reminding ourselves that these are the children [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Formation, Children, Freedom, Marriage, Character, trust, family, happiness, Women, Philippines, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
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My Family Helps Me with Everything

Video. In this clip from The Homemakers Project Xavi, 19, explains how he finds pleasure in the littlest things and focuses on his whole family. He is the youngest of a family of nine children and is in the first year of a medical degree at [...]
Tags: Friendship, Sickness, Love, family, happiness
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Pope Francis explains what adults can learn from children

Video. (Rome Reports). Every Wednesday, hundreds of parents take their children to St. Peter's Square to receive a blessing from the Pope. Many of them have fun, but others not so much. And it seems that the Pope knows this well. "Some, when I try [...]
Tags: Children, Sincerity, family, happiness, Pope Francis
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The O'Bar Family: Happiness Amid Suffering

"You gotta have barbecue in Texas," proclaims Houston native Vince O'Bar, as he deftly arranges hamburgers over a hot fire in his backyard. He is a man who enjoys fishing with his sons, playing basketball with the guys, and drinking a cold beer on a [...]
Tags: Suffering, Sickness, Children, Marriage, family, happiness, St Josemaria Institute
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Happy Christmas with the family

Video. The prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarria, sends a Christmas message encouraging us to spend these days striving to give ourselves to others, beginning with our own families. Then Christmas will be a family celebration with all mankind. “May each home be an extension [...]
Tags: Javier Echevarria, Jesus Christ, Opus Dei prelate, Holy Family, Love, family, happiness, Christmas
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A sick child

Video. (Digito Identidad). St Josemaría teaches that we must see the redemptive value of suffering, as shown in the DVD “Take a chance on happiness”. This video has been released containing very practical teachings of St Josemaría Escrivá on marriage and parenting which can help [...]
Tags: Sickness, Hope, Marriage, family, happiness
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A Gospel Christmas Crib

Video. A short Christmas video showing the different figures in the Crib, accompanied by parts of the Gospel narrative with a musical background. A charming source of ideas for making your own crib, and a source of inspiration for devotion and prayer at Christmas. [...]
Tags: Gospel, Faith, family, happiness, Christmas, Advent