Your Teens Could Have Been the Apostles

When you think of the apostles, do you picture old, gray-haired men? People very different from your teens? It’s time to change that opinion. The Apostles as Teens Consider this: the apostles, except for Peter, all very well may have been in their teens. Recall the incident of the temple tax (Matthew 17:24-27). Men, aged…


Decade with Dad

I have met many men over the years who have expressed their regret about their kids leaving the Church.  Many say that they wish they would have done more but at the same time are not sure what that “more” is. Introducing Our Children to Jesus The Catechism of the Catholic Church exhorts parents to…


It’s You…The Critical Role of Parents

Who do you think is going to have the biggest impact on the faith life of your children? It’s you. When you think about your kids growing older, you wonder what their faith life will be like: Will they stay Catholic? Will they even go to church? Will they take time to pray? Will they raise their…