Articles tagged: family

16 Practical Tips for Creating & Maintaining Your Daily Prayer Habit

Life & Leisure

Greg Colker • August 23rd, 2015

Listers, many of the most-read lists we've published are prayer focused: the best prayers to say before bed, really short prayers to say throughout the day, or even prayers recommended by an exorcist to fight evil, and of course the Latin prayers we should all know. We've also covered questions... Read More →

Pre-Cana with St. John Chrysostom: 7 Tips to a Successful Marriage

Life & Leisure Theology

SPL Staff • September 10th, 2012

**Listers, next to converting to Catholicism, the second best choice of my life was marrying my husband. ** Before I converted and before I met my husband, I did not believe that marriage was a sacrament. Not recognizing this great mysterious gift as one of the major sources of grace caused me to... Read More →

6 Quotes from the Church Fathers on Mourning the Loss of a Child or Loved One

history Life & Leisure Theology

SPL Staff • April 13th, 2012

Listers, when there is a death in the family, it is always very hard to find the right words to say. I always struggle with this and end up bumbling through my condolences. In the end, I always feel that whatever I say is trite even though my attempts were heartfelt and well-meaning. It is... Read More →

Should a Parent Turn In a Criminal Child and 4 Other Questions on Virtue and Law

Philosophy Theology

SPL Staff • March 13th, 2012

Listers, this list is an exercise in thought addressing certain practical and theoretical questions concerning law and virtue. It roughly handles certain topical elements in St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica 92.1 and without question uses the Angelic Doctor's overall philosophy of law as its... Read More →
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