Tag: Family

Fathers

Here is my homily from Father’s Day 2018: Fatherhood is under attack. The easiest way to see this is in tv sitcoms; older tv shows had a father who was wise and cared for his children, such as the father on Leave It to…

Contraception in Marriage?

The elephant in the room for many is the use of contraception in Marriage. Why does the Catholic Church say “No way” for the use of contraception in marriage? Dr. Janet Smith has given a great talk explaining the evils of contraception and how…

Feast of the Holy Family

I remember when I spent my first summer in Johnstown as a seminarian. I remember being struck by one thing about Johnstown which seemed very different from my hometown. Families. Grandmas, Grandpas, aunts, uncles, great aunts and uncles. Cousins. People had roots here.