They definitely need all the prayers we can send their way! When I had an emergency appendectomy, both Father Dean and Father Uche came to see me at the hospital to pray over me and to pray Vespers together. I was hooked up to all kinds of machines and it was kind of comical, but … Continue reading10 Great Ways to Make Your Priest’s Father’s Day ROCK!
Mass with a five year old and a two year old. It’s a beautiful, chaotic, maddening, complicated adventure, isn’t it? The longest hour of the week for sure. How can 60 minutes seem so excruciatingly slow one morning, but the next day, let’s say when … Continue readingFather’s Day Liturgy: Cheerios, Tears, and Prayer
As I sat beside my father-in-law’s bedside, holding his hand while he lay with labored breathing, my head rested on the blanket and I quietly prayed. He would rouse a little and then settle back down for a moment, never fully sleeping but never truly … Continue readingTake It and Be Happy
Last month, we shared with you 14 Things Catholic Moms Want to Tell You about Themselves. This month we wanted to do the same with our fathers, physical and spiritual. It takes a lot to raise these children of God and we couldn’t do it … Continue reading12 Things Catholic Fathers Want to Tell You about Themselves
This #7QT post is for all the fathers out there. I am using the term “fathers” very broadly. Fathers are those men in our lives who raised us, taught us the faith, and taught us how to live the faith. They can be biological fathers, adopted … Continue reading7 Quick Takes Friday, #7QT: Role Model Saints for Dads