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Fathers and Daughters

When he walks his daughter down the aisle at her wedding, Dennis reminisces about her childhood and their memories together. He reflects on his role as father and the ways it has changed over the years.


The BeDADitudes: 8 Ways to Be an Awesome Dad

The BeDADitudes: 8 Ways to Be an Awesome Dad

The Beatitudes have special importance in the Christian life. In his new book for fathers based on the Beatitudes, Dr. Popcak provides eight ways for men to become “fathers after the Father’s own heart.”


Honor Thy Father

The call to honor one’s father and mother lasts a lifetime. After a recent trip honor war veterans, Dennis expresses gratitude not only for his father’s sacrifices for his country but also his sacrifices for his family.


Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked

Yes, they do! Journalist and dad Paul Raeburn gives a convincing argument, based in a variety of research fields, that fathers are indeed important to their children.


Pope to Fathers: Be Present in Your Children’s Lives

Fathers, do you play with your kids? Pope Francis encourages all fathers to be present in their children’s lives.


A Lesson In Love From Our Dying Son

A Lesson In Love From Our Dying Son

In the fall of 2011, my husband Patrick and I had been married eight years and our family was rapidly growing. Our oldest child had just turned six and we were expecting our fifth child in December. John Paul was born on December 6, 2011. We knew immediately that something was very wrong.


Fighting Bitterness with Family Fun

Josh and Stacey’s oldest son is 13, and sometimes feels like the world – and his parents – are against him. Josh writes that intentionally spending time together, especially playful time, goes a long way in fighting bitterness and building unity.


Saying “No” to Good Things

Saying “yes” to time for your marriage and family could mean saying “no” to good things, as Sara and Justin write about here. As Fall begins, with increased activities for many families, their advice is timely.


Man to Man, Dad to Dad: Catholic Faith and Fatherhood

The “identity and duties” of men and of fathers “have been in flux for decades, and it is time for us to start building something new and better from the shifting sands of our culture,” says the editor of this new book. The various essays explore such topics as marriage, sexuality, the theology of the body and understandings of manhood itself.


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