Posts Tagged ‘Fatherhood’

Celebrating the Vocation of Fatherhood

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

The celebration of Father’s Day offers us an opportunity to reflect on the irreplaceable role fathers play in the life of the family, in society and in the Church. In the creation story, we learn that the Lord intends for a man called to the vocation of fatherhood and made in God’s image and likeness […] [Read more]

Saint Joseph and the Gospel of the Family

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Leading up to the ordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family this October, which takes up the work begun at the Synod of October 2014, Pope Francis has dedicated a series of his general audience talks to marriage and the family. These magisterial teachings and the work of the Synod are greatly needed in our […] [Read more]

Saint Joseph and the Vocation of the Pope and All Men to Fatherhood

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

With the election of the new Pope, whose Mass of Inauguration we celebrate today in Rome, the role of Peter continues in the Church in the ministry of his successor, our Holy Father Pope Francis.  It seems particularly appropriate that this inaugural Mass would take place on the Solemnity of Saint Joseph who was declared […] [Read more]