Your Family was started on the day you got married, and after you took your vows. The presider may have uttered words similar to the ones above. It not only applies to you and your spouse, but also to your entire family. The world many … Continue readingWhat God has Joined Let No One Divide
Amoris Laetitia continues to be featured in a variety of writings, posts, books, and conversations in the wider Catholic world. That’s good. That’s how it’s supposed to work with the faithful—marinating in Church documents over time, letting them age and evaluating them against the shifting spirits. There should … Continue reading5 Ways Amoris Laetitia Encouraged, Challenged, and Aggravated Me
My family and I are approaching the five-year mark in the Catholic Church. While my wife may describe her experience differently, I am quite certain that the honeymoon is over. My personality didn’t change at the Easter Vigil 2011, nor did my character radically improve. This is … Continue readingIt Just Makes Sense (Even as a Protestant)
“I hope you’re not planning on any more children. Tell Bradley to get snipped, he’s got enough kids. And you better be on some good birth control because we all know the rhythm method doesn’t work.” The text above details what someone close to me, said to … Continue readingWhy Is the Catholic Sex-Life Everyone’s Business?
I absolutely love the courtship approach to dating for my children, but it isn’t enough. Courtship is the idea that young people should only enter into an exclusive relationship when they are ready to get married. I have discussed in a previous blog post exactly what … Continue readingCourtship is not the Answer