A collection of essays from the Catholic Family Life Symposium in July 2019 sponsored by OSV Institute and held at the University of Notre Dame campus brings together internationally recognized theologians, social scientists, and pastoral ministry professionals to explore the renewal of Catholic family life.
The contributors to this book explored four historic questions:
These questions are explored in a systematic way from a broad-based, interdisciplinary perspective. Readers will discover not only the challenges facing faithful families, but practical, empirically-based responses to those challenges, including the outline of the Liturgy of Domestic Church Life, a new model of family spirituality that allows families to bring Jesus home and experience the faith as the source of warmth in their homes.
This guidebook provides practical advice through a combination of orthodox theology with contemporary psychology along with plenty of good humor.
The book that has helped couples all over the world discover new joy, intimacy, and satisfaction in their marriages is now revised and expanded. “Happily ever after” is possible, not just in theory, but in your own marriage.
How can we stop worrying and start living an anxiety-free life? As you'll learn in Unworried: A Life Without Anxiety, the answer isn't "just pray more" or "just read more Scripture" or, worst of all, "just stop worrying." If we learn to respect how God made us, we can build new habits of thinking, communicating, and acting that will help set us free from worry.
Practical suggestions, tips, and ideas for ways to practice the corporal works of mercy in the home, plus reflection questions. Each chapter also includes a prayer for God’s guidance in our pursuit of the “little way” of the family.