Posts Tagged ‘life’
As the fall season surrounds us, Mary Jo reflects on the changing seasons of family life and how family members’ actions are called to reflect their love for one another in times of both joy and trial.
October is Respect Life Month: Reflect on what this means to your family by reading this article. Can you have a bucket list before you’re even born? Dan and Jenna Haley’s unborn baby Shane has been diagnosed with anencephaly and is not expected to live very long. His mother and father decided not to wait till he was born to start building memories with him, and their story shows how precious life really is.
Pope Francis described the Beatitudes as a “program for holiness.” This series examines how the Beatitudes can serve as a program for holiness in our marriages and families.
In an often quoted and often misunderstood section of the letter to the Ephesians, St. Paul begins a passage about wives and husbands with these words: Be subordinate to one another out of reverence for Christ. (Eph 5:21ff) In the late fourth century, St. John Chrysostom suggested that young husbands should say to their wives: […]
Pope Francis encourages us to witness to the Gospel so that we might protect life with courage and love, especially that of children and the elderly, as they are the “hope of the people!”
October is Respect Life Month. William B. May recalls the importance of marriage between one man and one woman as the best environment to raise a child and notes that marriage best prepares couples to be parents.