Obergefell v. Hodges

The Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges--redefining "marriage" as a union between two people, regardless of gender--is one more step in the natural progression of our culture. We've been on the decline for a while now. But what was so unnerving about the Obergefell decision was the majority's willingness to abandon any pretense of constitutional analysis in favor … Continue reading Obergefell v. Hodges

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Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters – the 30-day challenge (Meg Meeker)

When Dr. Meeker's original book came out, I was elated. Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters is a gem. Dr. Meeker's 30-day challenge is the practical component that helps fathers apply the principles she outlines in her original work. Until you read the 30-day challenge, you didn't know you needed it. But on reading, you are so thankful that … Continue reading Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters – the 30-day challenge (Meg Meeker)

Spiritual Fathers: A Workbook for Priests and Dads

This book is ideally meant for a men's group at a parish or a group of priests who may want to meet and discuss. But although I didn't read the book in a group setting, I can attest that it is a powerful, insightful, and useful book. Deacon James Keating edited a wonderful series of … Continue reading Spiritual Fathers: A Workbook for Priests and Dads