Tagged: Parenting

Eternity

“When man is doing the three or four things that he was sent on this earth to do, then he speaks like one who shall live for ever. …There are in life certain immortal...

Angels and Mothers

Today is the eve of the Ascension of Our Lord into Heaven, and Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals offers an excellent sermon by Father Prosper Gueranger, Proper of the Time and the Vigil...

The Sisters

Dena Hunt from The Ink Desk Blog in Faith and Fireflies meditates on a childhood memory and draws deep parallels about which many today would do well to stop and think.  “We’d hear that...

Where Have the Children Gone?

The Thinking Housewife draws upon the words of great American essayist Agnes Repplier in the post Arrested Childhood, which calls into question the wholesomeness and wisdom of showering children with gadgets and smothering them...

Proper Training Leads to Admiration

The responsibility of Catholic parents cannot be overstated. All too often, we allow things to become unnecessarily obscured by the minutiae of daily life; things which, when isolated, are actually quite simple and clear....

Magnanimity

Lent is the perfect time to root out our hidden vices. Do You Have the Vice of Ambition? from Those Catholic Men discusses the excess of magnanimity as expounded by St. Thomas Aquinas. “…an...

Prince of Darkness, Lady of Light

The Satan Club is appearing at more and more elementary schools throughout the United States courtesy of local Satanic Temples. No, this is not satire, but reality. Christopher Sandford at Chronicles provides the details...

San Juan de la Cruz

The flames of Republican bonfires in Toledo were deprived of touching the precious documents that were saved by an Englishman to whom the Carmelite monks entrusted their care. Joseph Pearce’s piece, The Man Who...

Perspective

Mr Jason Craig at Those Catholic Men has an excellent piece on the indispensable role each generation plays for the next. Dear Men, Without You Boys CANNOT Be Virtuous – Here’s What to Do...

Eutrapelia

It’s the “twinkle in Pa’s eyes,” as Laura Ingalls would say; it’s the laughing at our own fool selves; it’s that spirit for which Saint Philip Neri is so well-known; it’s what Aristotle called...