Family Living

June 2022

Jun 27

Are You A “Helicopter Parent”?

by Dr. Joseph D. White, excerpt from Take Out: Family Faith on the Go Helicopter parents are so named because, like helicopters, they hover closely overhead, rarely out of reach children whether their children need them or not. While unending love and support are essential to raising happy, healthy kids, helicopter parenting can keep kids from...
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Jun 20

Summer Stretch, Expand Your Faith

By Lorene Hanley Duquin, Take Out: Family Faith on the Go Faith is an integral part of our lives; it is interwoven into everything we do. Summer is a great time to refocus your family on faith, fellowship and fun! The time you spend this summer strengthening your family’s faith will reap rewards in the fall when life begins to rev up...
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Jun 13

Celebrate, Examine Conscience for Father’s Day

by John Norton, OSV Newsweekly I tend to be one of those people who resists the “Hallmarkization” of annual celebrations. Father’s Day is one example (but one ignores at one’s own peril Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day.) Taken too far, that attitude is a mistake, though. Take Father’s Day. For one, the...
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Jun 6

What does it mean to be holy?

If you grew up Catholic, you probably remember being encouraged as a young child to be “holy like the saints.”   When put in this context, holiness seemed unattainable for those of us who, while not bad people, certainly are not saints. But a careful reading of the Gospels gives us a different understanding of what it means to...
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