Husband & Wife Articles
Small steps for keeping prayer in their lives
“As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in public schools.”This humorous bumper sticker quote reminds us that prayer can and should be a natural part of a child’s life, whether he or she goes to public or Catholic school. Now more than ever, there is...Read more
A deacon is asked to do many things
“We can’t do everything.” As requests mount, at times I need to remind myself that ordination to the diaconate does not bestow superhuman powers of presence. During the formation period, commitments were...Read more
Parents receive the grace to pass on the faith.
My husband was watching the morning news when footage of 433 hot air balloons in France lit the screen and he pressed pause, beckoning our daughter. “Look, Maria!” he said. They watched the segment...Read more
With children, duties and bills to pay, how can parents be in the world but not of it?
One of the biggest challenges for families today is how to pursue happiness while at the same time developing the virtue of holy detachment from things of this world. It’s the job of a lifetime for us, as individuals...