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Faith at home is faith for others

Faith at home is faith for others

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Did you know that one of the most famous lines attributed to St. Teresa of Kolkata was never spoken by her?

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How to live through history

How to live through history

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

“You are living through history.”

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The growing edge of liturgical living

The growing edge of liturgical living

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Have you heard of “liturgical living”? The catchphrase has gained popularity in recent years among Catholics seeking to follow the rhythms of the Church year at home.

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Teach us to fight racism

Teach us to fight racism

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church never taught me how to fight racism.

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How faith grows in quarantine

How faith grows in quarantine

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Families have never been closer. Families have never been farther apart.

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How to continue the Easter celebration at home

How to continue the Easter celebration at home

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

May is usually a month crammed with celebrations on our calendars. We rush between graduations, first Communions, confirmations, showers for summer weddings or babies, Mother’s Day brunches and Memorial Day barbecues.

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He’s got the whole world in his hands

He’s got the whole world in his hands

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | April 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

My son slides onto the piano bench and starts to play. Decades ago, I sat at the same piano and plunked out the same tune. The swinging rhythm rushes back to me now, familiar as a campfire song.

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Talking about God and grief with children

Talking about God and grief with children

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

February is a tough month for our family, bringing the anniversaries of our twins’ deaths. Each year I find myself answering hard questions from our sons about their sisters. Why did they die? Where are they now? Will I get to see them again?

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The wisdom of ‘I don’t know’

The wisdom of ‘I don’t know’

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

I once read an interview with a pastor who said that the most important thing a parent can say to a child is often, “I don’t know.”

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When it comes to giving, less is more

When it comes to giving, less is more

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every year my sister and I make the same promise to each other. “One year, we’re not going to do presents at all,” we declare over the phone. “And it will be the best Christmas ever.”

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Move to meet people with love — even around the family table

Move to meet people with love — even around the family table

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Religion and politics. The two subjects you’re supposed to avoid in polite conversation.

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The ministry of making room

The ministry of making room

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our family learned this summer that we are expecting a baby in March — due on the feast of the Annunciation. A delightful date to think of welcoming another child.

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