In the early church, instruction of the mind and the conversion of the heart were not alternatives, but two sides of the same coin.
Thousands of seminarians have read John H. Westerhoff III’s Will Our Children Have Faith? and it has guided countless parishes and denominational offices in their Christian education programs.
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd exhibits confidence in the gifts God has given the Church, and calls the whole child to encounter God.
The other day my son said to my wife, “Talk about Jesus.”
What price do we really pay for our omni-technologized lives, and will our kids foot the bill?
I began working on my dissertation proposal about two weeks before my daughter’s birth. My dissertation is now one chapter old and my daughter is seven months.
Maybe having children is a goad to holiness because it shows us just how little progress we actually make in holiness.
When I married a priest, I cut a deal with him. “No children’s ministry,” I made him swear. “Not now, not ever.”