By Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Patheos - This week we have an American bishop and Archbishop writing articles touching on the question of chastity… Archbishop Chaput comments that faithful Christians are the West’s “new dissidents.” In the midst of writing about the openly anti-Catholic attack on federal judge nominee Amy Coney Barrett by Dianne Feinstein, Archbishop Chaput notes that the battleground is human sexuality.
By Mr. Jason Craig, Those Catholic Men - No one can raise your son(s) for you. A father has the privilege and the duty to guide his son into manhood. No one else but you can do it, and when a mentor or friend does step in for fatherless boys, he acts in a fatherly capacity. But because of the state of our society, masculine guidance into maturity will not happen without intentionality
By Bradley Mattes, Life Issues Institute - Planned Parenthood bills itself as a mainstream, indispensable provider of women’s healthcare, falsely claiming that abortion makes up only three percent of the services they offer. This is in sharp contrast with their aggressive push for abortion-on-demand throughout pregnancy. Planned Parenthood’s attempt to minimize their true abortion activism hasn’t stopped them from publicly celebrating the tragedy of abortion.
By Lorelei Savaryn, Catholic Stand - I’m always on the lookout for ideas and have read several articles on what age appropriate expectations are, as well as articles with ideas on how to engage kids in our Catholic faith, both during Mass and throughout the week… So, here is how our family approaches bringing our children to Mass. We have a 5-year-old, a 3-year-old, and an 8-month-old….