Must-Have Literary Companions for 2013

Who needs another resolution to add to the already-growing list of goals for next year? I’ve got one for you… read more! It’s an easy and fun one—at least, for some, compared to grueling exercise routines and the usual dieting that kicks off January 1. I’ve compiled a list of some of my recommended literary companions for 2013. As an […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

“It has been my experience that nothing changes a person’s life more than the discovery of one solitary truth: There is a meaning and purpose to life. More specifically: There is a meaning and purpose to your life.” (Matthew Kelly) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family […]

You Never Know When Your Time Will Come

A familiar tale, perhaps? The sun shone brightly that September morning as the brothers stood next to the grave of their late father.  Just a few minutes before, the grave had been surrounded by family and their father’s business friends and their ears filled with the kind words of Father Benton, their parish priest.  These words of praise for their […]

Embracing the Challenge as Catholic Parents

My wife and I are blessed with two wonderful boys, ages 14 and 11.  The inspiration for this blog entry came as I drove back from our spring break vacation this week and had lots of time to think while the family slept.   Our sons’ future has been weighing heavily on me lately and the abundant quality time with my […]

Beyond I Do

The night before David’s and my wedding, there was a big storm. Winds ripped through the area and blew out the electricity. As my mom was scurrying around, trying to get my younger siblings dressed in the dark, considering whether the food in the refrigerator would spoil and worrying about whether the church lights would also be out for the […]

Committing to Courage and Love in the New Year

I would like you to join me in a different kind of commitment for the New Year.  This is the kind of commitment that will cost us something for sure, but the reward is great.  In the coming year let’s make every effort to acknowledge Christ before others and defend (as well as follow!) in a loving way the teachings […]