A story of how faith was interwoven with reason, and the difficult and loving response that a husband and wife made together in response to their unique situation as it changed over the course of their marriage.Read More
It was a Monday in every sense of the word. I was up earlier than usual, and so were the kids. My 3 year old and I were downstairs, wandering around the house aimlessly as I guzzled my coffee, half pleasant ritual, half absolute necessity. I peeped through the dining room window, and was caught…Read More
All the reasons why wearing actual pants really matters… especially during a pandemic.Read More
Our value within the home has nothing to do with our ability to accomplish a to-do list. Anyone can be taught to do laundry. Our inestimable value within the home is based on our ability to see where love is needed and then respond.Read More
Mary is our Northern Star, fixed in the Heaven’s, showing us where we are and where we still need to go. Even as we follow her, we know she is not our end, only our guide, the most perfect means to reaching her Son. Just as the beauty of the stars causes us to look up in awe and allows us to contemplate our littleness, so too looking up to her causes us to see ourselves for who we are in relation to our God.
Taking toddlers to mass is probably one of parents’ most dreaded tasks. Between fielding the snide comments and the tantrums, it gives any faithful Catholic a boatload of angst. Here’s a few ideas of how to approach this vitally important learning opportunity for your kids.Read More
I went to the church office a few days ahead of our wedding day to drop off our marriage license. The receptionist’s eyes widened as she took me by the shoulders and asked, “Have you seen the church yet?” ************ We got married 3 years ago on the Solemnity of St. Joseph. We didn’t want…Read More
It was a spectacularly beautiful sunny June day. I was sitting in a park in Tiburon across the bay from San Francisco looking across the water to the city. Alcatraz was in the foreground, and the bay was peppered with sailboats. The fog blanket was moving in over the Golden Gate Bridge on it’s way…Read More