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Father’s Day: What do Fathers Do?

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

It seems fathers play a particular role in society today. As the Wall Street Journal explained it, fathers who spend significant time...

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The Theology of Mr. Rogers

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 in Current Events | 2 comments

Today is the eleventh anniversary of the death of Mr. Rogers.  So many of us who grew up in the seventies remember his slow cadence, his...

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Raising Catholic Kids: You Should Read This

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in From the Field | 6 comments

I just finished reading the ebook, Commonweal on Raising Catholic Kids.  It is a collection of short essays by Catholic parents reflecting...

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How Children Succeed: You Should Read This

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in From the Field | 0 comments

So much of what Paul Tough discusses in How Children Succeed:  Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character bear on aspects in moral...

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Helping Sick Children to Die

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Current Events | 0 comments

In some ways, the story which prompted this post is nothing new.  We have been helping sick children to die (even if one does not think of...

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