There are seven members in our family: me; my beautiful, devout wife; and our five kids. With our 1-year-old sleeping peacefully in her crib, the rest of us take our […]
Prayers on the First Day of a New School Year
Another school year has begun. I waved goodbye to my three kids this morning, one off to each school — high school, middle school and elementary school. Of course, we […]
New mom seeks Holy Week advice
A new mom of a squirmy little boy is wondering how to handle the beautiful–and long–liturgies of Holy Week. When do you leave the little guy at home? How do you engage a baby during a long Mass or service? Let us know on the website.
What more do you want of me during Lent?
As parents of young children, when Lent comes around each year, I sometimes find myself thinking, “What else do you want from me, Lord?” This is probably the wrong way to look at Lenten sacrifice. The spirit with which we approach the sacrifice matters.
Love can conquer all
I don’t have any statistical data to back this up, but if there are any intrepid researchers willing to take the ball and run with it, be my guest. Here […]