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A father keeps the faith — and prays for the same...

Every 12 months or so, I'll remind my wife that I would like the recessional at my funeral to be "Holy God, We Praise...

Father’s Day in the year of St. Joseph: ‘Follow in his...

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Joe Herman, a longtime member of St. Mary, Star of the Sea Parish in Astoria, Oregon, was named after his grandfather,...

Father’s Day: Thanks to the lessons of my father, I know...

The church teaches that parents are the primary educators of the faith. I have to be honest: That made me uncomfortable. Yes, my parents took...

Father’s Day: Fatherhood causes a conversion to unselfishness

I expected fatherhood to change the routines of my life. Everyone told me it would. Goodbye, sleep. Hello, collapsing in exhaustion at 8 p.m. What...

Father’s Day video presentation includes images of St. Joseph from across...

We salute Christ's earthly guardian and a model for all fathers, as we present images of Saint Joseph from the churches of the Catholic...

Father’s Day: People call me ‘Father,’ but I don’t have kids

People call me Father, but I don't have kids. And when folks call me Father, they sure as heck don't mean that I'm God....

Father’s Day: Faith, fathers and the real power of persuasion

"My son," says the Book of Proverbs, "do not despise the Lord's discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those...

Roll your eyes if you want, but Dad’s jokes are straight...

My husband is down in the kitchen, cooking eggs for our four boys. From upstairs, I hear him serve up a little extra on...

An adoptive father reflects on the mystery of God’s love

Being an adoptive father of three beautiful children has truly been a blessing. While my day-to-day role is largely the same as a biological...

So Dad, what do you want for Father’s Day?

"So Dad, what do you want for Father's Day?" This annual question from my five kids is a fact of life, just as inevitable as...

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