We live in an age and culture that emphasizes comfort, convenience and expediency. Yet, our faith is full of admonitions to “wait upon the Lord” and persevere in the face of struggle. How can we instill the virtues of determination and patience in our children?
Traditions are important to families. Singing the family birthday song, making grandma’s banana bread, praying in a special way at holiday meals — traditions are the foundation on which strong families are built. Likewise, the Church was built upon the rituals and traditions of the apostles and the early Christian communities.
As children and teens return to school after the holiday break, now is the time to evaluate your family’s ability to communicate. Here are some tips for healthy communication: ••• […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and sometimes the most stressful. Many American families today have such busy schedules and limited bandwidth that the holiday season can […]
During election season, it’s hard to avoid the barrage of information about and advertising related to candidates and current issues. From signs and billboards to commercials, debates, radio spots and […]