In the event of an apocalypse, are parents or bishops more essential for the survival of the church? My vote is with the former. Far more people are converted by their parents than by bishops.
We not only follow in the way of our parents, but we all share in the guilt and sin of humanity.
The Church is a single people — Jew and Gentile — who were barren but are now fertile.
The call to hospitality encompasses our welcome and raising of children, as well as teaching.
When my daughters tell a story, characters from the Bible and Disney mingle with family members
After St. Joseph's example, my parish pledged to give up our tomb. We pay for the cremation of children for families who cannot. For babies who are unclaimed, we have made a perpetual claim. For all who need a grave, we have opened our grounds.
Freedom for excellence means pursuing what is most appropriate for our good.
The liturgy became a bit humdrum, until I saw it through the eyes of my son.