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Please enjoy these podcasts from IMF contributors Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B. (Father and Joe); Brother Elliott Maloney, O.S.B. (New Testament Topics); and Michael and Alicia Hernon (Messy Family Project).

MP 035 : Natural Family Planning in a GMO world

“With great power comes great responsibility” ~ Ben Parker (Spiderman’s Uncle) As Catholics, we have a great blessing in the clarity and beauty of the Church’s teaching on contraception. Using the natural rhythms of a woman’s cycle to regulate birth … Continue reading The post MP 035 : Natural Family Planning in a GMO world…
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MP 034 : Challenges of Being a Millennial Parent

You might be a millennial parent if you… have more pictures of your kids than you do of yourself on social media, feed your kids only organic food, regularly ask the internet for parenting advice, have a tattoo or piercing, … Continue reading The post MP 034 : Challenges of Being a Millennial Parent appeared…
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MP 033 : Educational choices; how do you know what’s best for your child

“…parents must be acknowledged as the first and foremost educators of their children. Their role as educators is so decisive that scarcely anything can compensate for their failure in it.” ~ Familiaris Consortio #36 Making educational choices for our children … Continue reading The post MP 033 : Educational choices; how do you know what’s…
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MP 031 : Family Pilgrimages

To go on pilgrimage really means to step out of ourselves to encounter God where He has revealed Himself, where His grace has shone with particular splendor, and produced rich fruits of conversion and holiness ~ Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI We … Continue reading The post MP 031 : Family Pilgrimages appeared first on Messy Family…
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MP 030 : Pope Francis, Controversy, and the Family

“Where there is a family with love, that family is capable of warming the heart of a whole city with its witness of love.” – Pope Francis Our Holy Father has a pastor’s heart, but often his quotes become controversial. … Continue reading The post MP 030 : Pope Francis, Controversy, and the Family appeared…
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MP 029 : Scripture and the Family

Pope St. Gregory: Learn the heart of God from the word of God. St. Jerome: Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. How is the Word of God honored in our homes? God is present in His Word; do we … Continue reading The post MP 029 : Scripture and the Family appeared first on…
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MP 028 : Messy Parenting Guide to Dating

Nothing makes a father happier than seeing a daughter with a smile on her face and her boyfriend with fear in his eyes. – Willie Robertson Your natural instinct is to protect your daughter. Forget what pop culture and pop … Continue reading The post MP 028 : Messy Parenting Guide to Dating appeared first…
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MP 027 : Date Night

Your marriage is only as good as the work you put into it. A child-centered marriage is a recipe for disaster. Teach children early that their “happiness” is not Mom or Dad’s reason for living. ~Breathing Grace, Everything I Know … Continue reading The post MP 027 : Date Night appeared first on Messy Family…
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MP 026 : Words Matter

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.” – Ephesians 4:29 The words that are spoken in our … Continue reading The post MP 026 : Words Matter appeared first on Messy Family…
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