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A month to pray, respect and remember

A month to pray, respect and remember

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

What surprised me most was not that she had carried her grief quietly for half a century.

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When hard conversations have to happen

When hard conversations have to happen

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I wish we didn’t have to talk about this.”

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Keep holy the car pool and commute

Keep holy the car pool and commute

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our minivan is one big silver stereotype.

Granola bar wrappers on the floor. Cheerios stuck between seats. Baseball gear rolling around the back.

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God rested. Don’t we need the same?

God rested. Don’t we need the same?

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

When I finally sat down to write, my fingers paused, caught. Nothing came to mind.

Turns out I had zero leisure in my life.

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How to honor fathers with love

How to honor fathers with love

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Beer. Golf. TV. Mowing. Burping. Fishing.
According to greeting cards in the store aisles, this is all that modern fathers care about.

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How to widen our hearts on Mother’s Day

How to widen our hearts on Mother’s Day

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

As my husband and I are writing a book on miscarriage for Catholic couples, I’ve posed the question on social media: Has your parish’s blessing on Mother’s Day included prayers for women who long to have a child or women who have lost a child?

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Sweet spots and sacrifices

Sweet spots and sacrifices

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

I try not to stop singing, even when my voice isn’t strong enough. We all have a sweet spot, but we don’t get to stay there. We’re singing the whole song together.

Same for our callings.

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Three truths that parenting taught me about Lent

Three truths that parenting taught me about Lent

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our greatest spiritual teachers can be our nearest and dearest. The familiar ones with whom we share sinks and sheets and silverware.

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How to hold doubt and grow faith

How to hold doubt and grow faith

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

One Sunday after Mass when I was 13 years old, I told my dad that I wasn’t sure if I believed that Jesus was really in the Eucharist.

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The sacrifice at your hands

The sacrifice at your hands

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Pray, brothers and sisters, that my sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God, the almighty Father.”

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Why wait? How Advent changes us

Why wait? How Advent changes us

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wait, they said. Good news will come.

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The ones who won’t be home for the holidays

The ones who won’t be home for the holidays

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

This season sparkles with joy. We open our homes to family and friends, greeting each other at wreath-decked doors under twinkling lights.

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