April 3, 2020
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Families Should Revolve Around The Love Of Children

Families Should Revolve Around The Love Of Children

I pray that you all are having a wonderful celebration of Christmas. The Sunday after Christmas is usually the Feast of the Holy Family, the exception being when Christmas comes on a Sunday. Let’s start today with a little story you might be...

Genuine Family Life Reflects The Reality Of The Holy Trinity

Genuine Family Life Reflects The Reality Of The Holy Trinity

There are three paths to knowledge that we frequently walk… thinking using concepts, thinking using pictures or images, and thinking using our experiences. They are all routes to truth even though experience seems to be the most favored route these...

Nobody’s Home

Nobody’s home. From my vantage point, that’s too bad! In a Wall Street Journal article (He says Maine, She says Florida) from March 21, 2011, author Kathleen Hughes explored the topic of retiree relocation, noting that retirees move...

Family Aware

The Church has many positive ministries which faithfully serve families. However, these activities are sometimes isolated and not effective in the long run because they lack both stability (rootedness in the past) and a sense of vision (a legacy for...

What a Marvelous Sound

Recently, a good friend of mine who played in the orchestra for a local theater guild invited me to its presentation of Rogers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. I’m old enough to have seen the movie version when it debuted in 1965. Starring...

Each Family Has a Unique Spirituality

Once we become aware that our family has a unique spirituality, then everything it does, individually or together, feeds into this spirituality, develops it, and flows from it. Just as with individual spirituality: we then can name it, affirm it...

Guess Who’s Not Coming to Dinner?

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” These words are credited to Ronald Reagan, although it is likely that others have expressed similar sentiments. The meaning of the sentence is that the family meal is where...