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Four Steps Toward Mental Ease

Posted on July 1, 2017 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

What it all really boils down to is finding the strength to reject the societal norms that have become so prevalent. Here’s how:

1. Get it Out – The first thing you can do is talk to somebody. Make a connection with someone who will be there to support you when your feelings are positive or negative. That’s what real friends are for. There is no reason to f...

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For your soul's health

Posted on June 24, 2015 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

We are more than our bodies and bodily appetites. Why ‪#‎Catholics‬ who seriously care for their soul's life may want to consider the monastic kind of retreat I am offering. Contact me at [email protected] for more details.

Fathers who lead their sons

Posted on June 21, 2015 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

It is a sad, sad reality that many if not most fathers do not know how to or fail to relate to their sons as they approach puberty. This issue will be one of many concerns at Families for Families Retreat described on my facebook p...

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Lesson parents can learn from third graders

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Your children's teacher may know more about your children than you do.

Dad, Mom, How well will your children be prepared for marriage?

Posted on April 9, 2015 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

According to a recent research article:

"Fully 37 percent [of young adults] condemn “sex between adults who have no intention of establishing a relationship.” Another 21 percent think the random, anonymous hook-up might be wrong “depending on circumstances.” So slightly over half of Millennials think that there might be more to sexual morality than “don’t rape people"."  Really?   

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Do you think God cares about your self esteem?

Posted on April 7, 2015 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

How’s your self-esteem today? If you’re over 50, you might not have given the matter much thought. If you’re under 40, you’ve probably heard that you should give the matter a great deal of thought. If you’re under 30 — odds are you’ve been urged to think about your self-esteem constantly, because, it is — or so you’ve been told — the source of all other goods. You’ve grown up on cautionary tales about the terrib...

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Husbands and Wives Discuss Natural Family Planning

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

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Can Christianity Survive the Sexual Revolution?

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Can Christianity Survive the Sexual Revolution?  Man, woman, husband, wife and child define humanity -- how we relate and mirror the creative power and love of God.  The article copied here needs to be studied and its recommendations followed for the sake of society and especially the Catholic Church from whom we receive our lives in Spirit and truth.

Families for Families Principles

Posted on February 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The Ten Principles of Families for Families

Full text of Ten Principles is in the Library Page


Principle One: Liberating Compromised Families

There are many compromised families today trying to balance their lives between two worlds, the here and the now and the world to come. But “No one can serve two masters...

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Letter of Introduction

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Family and is a Christian Catholic resource for families, for advice and help among families, parents and children and guidance in building local "Associations of Families" inspired by Saint John Paul II's Apostolic Exhortation, "Familiaris Consortio" (The Community of Families).

As a Catholic priest I will help parents and children "be...

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Speech by Mother Teresa at the National Prayer Breakfast

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Mother Teresa's Prayers & Comments at the National Prayer Breakfast

Washington, D.C.

February 3, 1994

On the elderly in nursing homes

I can never forget the experience I had in visiting a home where they kept all these old parents of sons and daughters who had just put them into an institution and forgotten them - maybe. I ...

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