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“What’s your favorite time of the year?” I asked my 7-year-old son the other day. Without a pause, he nearly shouted, “Christmas Eve.” Fellow dads, listen up. We can read our kids’ … more
Here is a bit of non-news: Americans today are decidedly overwhelmed, self-absorbed and hyper-social. We download apps to monitor our breathing, sleeping and our every move. We are overscheduled. We … more
Perhaps we all crisscross through three zones of evangelization in our daily lives. “Zone 1” is our home and friendly environs. Here we interact with family and friends — our inner circle. … more
I often talk to fellow dads who struggle with staying attentive in Mass. These fellow schlubs fall roughly into three groups: distracted (glaring at their children), day-dreamers (vacant eyes), and … more
A scandal has rocked the Secret Service. One man jumped a fence and breached the inner sanctum. We uttered a collective gasp — and a sigh of relief that the president was unharmed. Congress held … more
“I clocked you at a speed that is considered reckless driving,” the officer said. It was 6 a.m. on a workday and pitch black, save for the whirling blues and reds illuminating my car. The … more
Every time I see the silly “lose 10 pounds in 7 days” covers in the checkout aisles I wonder why we’re not talking more about our spiritual lives with that kind of gritty determination. Have we … more
If I were to tell you five reasons to attend Risk Jesus ’14 Sept. 27, five reasons to spend the day rediscovering and deepening your faith with nationally-renowned speakers, musicians, and your … more
When it comes to prayer, home is where the rubber hits the road. That’s why David Clayton and Leila Marie Lawler’s new book, The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying in the Home, … more
“If my home is a country,” a fellow dad admitted recently, “then I am its ambassador-at-large.” The remark reminded me of Pope Francis’ admonition to bishops to “stay” in their home … more
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