Tag: Parenthood

Finding out: Is it even possible?

Finding out: Is it even possible?

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

I catch her eye across the pew and smile. Her stomach is starting to swell, slightly. After Mass she rushes over, excited and chatty. “How are you?” I ask.

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I didn’t sign up for this. Or did I?

I didn’t sign up for this. Or did I?

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stripping soaked sheets off a child’s bed for the third night in a row. Scrubbing vomit out of a car seat. Listening to a bedroom door slam with an angry “I hate you!”

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Pope: Don’t pretend to be teens; help youths see blessings of adulthood

Pope: Don’t pretend to be teens; help youths see blessings of adulthood

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Instead of “pretending to be adolescents,” parents must help young people see the blessing of growing into adulthood, Pope Francis told priests, religious, catechists and parish council members from the Diocese of Rome.

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Speaker: Responsible parenthood begins before baby

Speaker: Responsible parenthood begins before baby

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Moral theology professor says Church’s teachings on sexuality promote meaningful, joyful life

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Dying into safe hands

Dying into safe hands

| Father Ron Rolheiser | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to say something consoling in the face of death, even when the person who died lived a full life and died in the best of circum­stances. It’s especially hard when the one who’s died is a young person, still in need of nurturing and care in this life, and when that young person dies in less-than-ideal circumstances.

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