In a previous post, I talked about the mission of the family, and how that mission is rooted in the vocation to love. Blessed John Paul II’s teaching on marriage reveals a deeper reality to the human vocation. He says that we are made for love, which is communion with others, [...]
The economies of the United States and Europe have not left the recession they entered when the bubble on real-estate burst. It is looking less and less likely that real economic progress will happen any time soon, since the so-called first world has a birth rate too low to cause real expansion to [...]
Blessed John Paul II addressed families in his exhortation Familiaris Consortio. Since the task of the family is greater than human effort could ever accomplish, he concludes his reflections with a beautiful prayer for families.
Through God’s mysterious design, it was in [the holy] family that the Son of God spent long [...]
Blessed John Paul II addressed families in his exhortation Familiaris Consortio. While talking about the beauty of the family, the Pope is also well aware of how difficult this vocation is, in a world marked by sin, tragedy, and compromises.
- The modern life style – especially in the more [...]
Blessed John Paul II spoke to families in his exhortation Familiaris Consortio. Beginning with the truth that God is love, and that we are created in God’s image, we realize that to become fully human we must learn to love. Parents have the special mission of sharing life and love with their [...]
Blessed John Paul II addressed families in his exhortation Familiaris Consortio. Last week I presented some quotes about the physical union of the couple in marriage, but that is only a part of their relationship, and not even the most important part. Love, in its essence, is a gift to the other [...]
Blessed John Paul II addressed families in his exhortation Familiaris Consortio. Reading his writings, you cannot help but recognize that this wisdom is too great to come from one person. Instead, the Pope is like a father who goes into the family wine cellar where the “new wine” has been aged for [...]
Blessed John Paul II is known for being a Pope of the youth, but it is also true that he had a great love for married couples and for families. He addressed families in his Apostolic exhortation Familiaris Consortio. He wrote in 1981, and as we listen to his voice survey the [...]
Would you want your wife to take a little pill that:
Reduces communication in your marriage Makes your wife less attracted to you Causes her to gain weight Makes her moody Makes her less interested in sex Has side effects like infertility and difficulty conceiving when you want to have a child
Real men [...]
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