Tag: family


Our Father. How ya’ doin? Amen: Catechesis with Board Books

I’m delighted to run this guest post by friend-of-the-blog Danielle Hitchen. As we sat down to dinner a few weeks ago, my two-year-old daughter folded her hands and bowed her head to pray. Although my husband usually prays for our...

/ September 19, 2016

Fatherhood and Carrying the Fire

(Short explanatory note: My dad has been in the ICU with life-threatening injuries for over two weeks now due to medical issues which you can read about in more detail here. If you want to know more about how he’s...

/ December 23, 2015

Is Unwilling Childlessness Necessarily a Call to Adopt?

As an aside in a piece about young couples who decline to have children, Gabriel Fluhrer noted that, “If you are providentially hindered from having children, perhaps the Lord is calling you to adopt children.” This is a fairly conventional...

/ October 26, 2012