A Ditch to Die In: Of Boniface, Battles, and Being Dad

An ‘adult’ faith is not a faith that
follows the trends of fashion and the latest novelty….
~ Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

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Bl. Ralph Milner: Of Rash Vows, George Bailey, and Dad-Martyrdom

Courage costs braver men less!
~ Frank Sheed

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The Becket Moment: Father’s Day for Fathers to Be

The die is cast, Thomas.
~ King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) in Becket

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A JPW Wake-Up Call

Junior Parents Weekend is a time where each of our individual families can be merged with the greater Notre Dame family.
~ Tommy Yemc, JPW 2017 Chair

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Green Ink

The ink was the gift!

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Trolls & Beasts: Two Quick Reviews and Three Remedial Dad Lessons

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I’d rather see that anyway!
~ Katharine (age 10)

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A Celebration of Katharine and Geriatric Pregnancy

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Whatever the statistical realities may be, the number of those who choose abortion after a prenatal diagnosis is far too high. It should be none.
~ Mark Bradford, Jérôme Lejeune Foundation USA

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Of Bernie, Belloc, and “A Bargain for Frances”

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Regulating the economy solely by centralized planning perverts the basis of social bonds; regulating it solely by the law of the marketplace fails social justice, for ‘there are many human needs which cannot be satisfied by the market’ (CCC 2425).

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Welcome Weekend from the Other Side of the Car Window

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It was a striking contrast — the brand-new dorm already filled with brand-new freshmen, and my daughter, the budding medievalist, keeping us connected to our past.

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On Fatherhood, Selective Service, and a Space for Nonviolence

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There are no makers of peace because the making of peace is at least as costly as the making of war—at least as exigent, at least as disruptive, at least as liable to bring disgrace and prison and death in its wake.
 ~ Daniel J. Berrigan, S.J.

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