Raising a Catholic Family

Raising a Catholic Family

Every time I notice myself getting worried about the attacks on gender, marriage, and family life in our world, I remind myself that the most powerful way I can stand up to this evil is to raise a holy, Catholic family of my own.

Every family needs a father

Every family needs a father

To share in the joys and sufferings of my sons Joseph and Thomas, I must be a present hands-on father. For my sons to be willing to listen to any wisdom I have to share from past mistakes, I must be a present hands-on father. To offer firm guidance that is understood to be …

How do I Fight Complacency in Marriage

How do I Fight Complacency in Marriage

I was seven years old when I asked my brother Gerard if he would be the best man at my wedding someday. He responded enthusiastically and asked me if I would be his as well. Eighteen years later, and three months apart, we both got married, with each other as the best...