Your husband needs your neediness for being cherished, your sensitivity, in order for him to grow more God-like. Your wife needs your neediness for encouragement and respect in order for her to grow more God-like. Only through humility can we be vulnerable about our deeper needs and then tenderly offer that precious gift to each […]
As a Catholic father of 10 and grandfather of 3, I have been deeply disturbed by our current crisis. My concern has grown further after reading the December 17, 2021 letter of Dr. Robert Moynihan. I have been following for years his weekly reporting: The Moynihan Letters. In this letter, he reprinted the serious and disturbing statement of Dr. Robert […]
3 mins 47 secs Dad, if you won’t make the effort to value your daughter’s purity, don’t expect her to! Genevieve turned 15 in November. She is blossoming into a beautiful young lady. She’s been waiting for a date and … a ring. In our family, when a daughter turns 15, I take her for […]
2 minute 47 sec read Ready to be blown away by this story? If I’d heard it as a boy, I would’ve dug into my Catholic faith sooner. So, SHARE this with your kids! In 1070, Duke Boleslas II governed Poland, and St Stanislaus was Bishop of Cracow. Boleslas scandalously neglected his duties, and Stanislaus […]
6 minute read Fed up with our crooked and perverse generation? Me too. Distressed by the signs of our times: the corruption and immorality of some Catholic priests, government officials, big tech leaders, school boards, university administrators, business professionals, and medical personnel? How can we turn the tide when it is rising into a tsunami […]
5 minute read It is hard to remember new names. One trick is to repeat a person’s name when you’re introduced and try to connect it with something they said. Then use it again as quickly as possible. The night before my nephew’s wedding in San Diego, I was doing a poor job of that. […]
In this episode of the Strong Catholic Dad Podcast, Michael and John-Andrew discuss the importance of explaining the tenets of the Faith to your kids.
In this episode of the Strong Catholic Dad Podcast, Michael and John-Andrew discuss the importance of discussion.
“Unknown Caller” appeared on my phone. I knew it was either spam or Fr. McCarthy. Father wants to make sure people call the parish office, so he keeps his cell number private. Since it was the morning of Christmas Eve, I took a chance and answered. Father’s business-like voice launched into a request: “Would you […]
In this episode of the Strong Catholic Dad Podcast, Michael and John-Andrew discuss the effects of civil unrest on yourself and your children.