Family Living

September 2021

Sep 27

Choosing life brings challenges, but also unmatched joy

by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Carl Trueman has a keen mind. A scholar of Church history in the Reformed tradition, he looks at Catholics through friendly eyes, but from the outside peering in. Writing last year about the Christian place in a quickly changing country, he said: “[In] America, in recent history, [the Catholic Church] has no...
Read More

Sep 20

How family life can enrich parish life

by Thomas A. Quinlan, OSV “Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” the preparatory catechesis for the World Meeting of Families — Philadelphia 2015, points out that St. Augustine called the love between husband and wife the “seedbed” of society. Indeed, we could call fruitful love in marriage the most basic...
Read More

Sep 13

Four ways your family can reflect God to the world

by Greg and Lisa Popcak, OSV “The human family is, in a certain sense, the icon of the Trinity because of the love between its members and the fruitfulness of that love.” — Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI God wants us to know and love him intimately. But how do you get to know someone you’ve never seen? One way is to send them...
Read More

Sep 6

The three building blocks for a happy marriage

by Mary Rice Hasson, OSV “What’s the most important factor in a successful marriage?” Over the years, I’ve posed that question to hundreds of couples attending marriage preparation classes. These couples were there, after all (aside from the need to meet diocesan requirements), for that reason: to learn how to build...
Read More


Family Living

Blog Thumbnail

Tips and tools to help your family integrate the faith into daily life