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Six Sacred Rules for Families

Six Sacred Rules for Families

A Spirituality for the Home

by Tim and Sue Muldoon

"Tim and Sue Muldoon's lovely work is a warm, practical, inviting, user-friendly, and family-tested manual on ways to find God in the complex world of the family."

—James Martin, S.J., author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything

About the Book and Authors

About the Book and Authors

Tim and Sue Muldoon bring a wealth of experience as parents, spiritual guides, and religious educators to a practical book for parents that offers six sacred rules for integrating faith formation into everyday family life.

Meaning-Making with Children: A Q&A with Tim and Sue Muldoon

Meaning-Making with Children: A Q&A with Tim and Sue Muldoon

The Muldoons talk about cultivating a spirituality of the home and how to create meaning-making within your family, everyday.

Praise for Six Sacred Rules for Families

Praise for Six Sacred Rules for Families

"This new book helps to fill a huge gap in the world of Christian spiritual writing: the home." Read what James Martin and others are saying about the Muldoon's new book.

Six Sacred Rules for Families: Read an Excerpt

Six Sacred Rules for Families: Read an Excerpt

In this book, we are suggesting that authentic spirituality is not something above or beyond everyday life but embedded right in the messy midst of it.

Tim Muldoon's Patheos Column

Tim Muldoon's Patheos Column

For more writing from Tim, visit "Culture at the Crossroads" here.

Why Children Need Ignatian Spirituality

Why Children Need Ignatian Spirituality

To the extent that we offer our children ways of imagining God always present among us in our families, we help them to understand that everyday life is shot through with grace.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Teach Us How To Pray: A Great New Guide for Families

Teach Us How To Pray: A Great New Guide for Families

Greg Popcak

The Muldoons offer a realistic picture of a family, struggling together to find God and grace as they face trials, celebrate life and learn about love from one another. 

Building Christian Family by the Rules

Building Christian Family by the Rules

Rebecca Hamilton

We’re going to have to be Christian in new ways in this post-Christian society. Perhaps the best way to begin that project is by resurrecting the lost art of Christian homemaking.

When No One Wants to Raise the Parents

When No One Wants to Raise the Parents

Elizabeth Scalia

The Muldoons manage, in a slender volume, to outline and discuss what a terrible, beautiful, intrusive, and ultimately enriching thing it is to cast our nets into the depths of marriage and family life.

Order and Novelty in Family Spirituality

Order and Novelty in Family Spirituality

Bruce Epperly

This is the nature of family life and spirituality: doing ordinary things in extraordinary ways and making sacred the present moments of life one by one.

A Toolbox for Parenting

A Toolbox for Parenting

Sarah Reinhard

This is a book I’ll be dipping back into, reminding myself of my priorities and the helps I have, encouraging myself on this parenting journey.

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

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A Spirituality for the Home: A Conversation with Tim and Sue Muldoon

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