Is Joy in Family Life Possible?

I recently participated in a training course for the International Federation for Family Development, where families met from all over Europe and a couple from

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A House Divided

In Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus recounts all of his exploits to the Phaeacians before his final journey home. One of the more memorable moments from this

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Time for a New Summer of Love

It’s been 52 years since the “Summer of Love”. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock. The Sexual Revolution undermined authentic love. Today, society

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Divorce

Kudos to Alyssa Milano

Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet last Friday night calling for women to return to chastity. Although her nonsectarian phrase is “sex-strike,”

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motherhood

Shout Your Motherhood

Mother’s Day is a day when we celebrate the beauty and blessings of motherhood.  The value of this gift is biblically recounted numerous times. And

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causality

The Importance of Being Human

Fundamental to the postmodern, post-Christian culture in which we live is the rejection of an objective human nature. Instead of believing human nature is what

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education

What is Education?

I urge you to answer this question for yourself before you read on. I myself am constantly reformulating my answer and expanding on what is

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summer fun with kids

Misery Versus Poverty

I heard a nurse speak about her missionary work in Africa. She worked in several former Portuguese colonies, such as Cape Verde, and was telling

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Book Review: Made This Way

“Daddy, what’s an abortion?” my seven year old son asked me one day. “An abortion is when a mother kills the child she is carrying

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Jesus, Good Shepherd, salvation

We Could Do Better

Of course, we could do better, but we usually don’t. We need a savior. St. Paul notes our predicament and then identifies the solution and

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