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How to keep your kids Catholic

Being Catholic, I mean REALLY catholic in today’s world isn’t easy. And raising Catholic children, or at least trying to, is a whole other level. As parents to 9 young children in just about every age bracket, we have learnt a thing or two about creative ways to help keep…

Moving my Teenage Son to Adulthood

I wrote a letter to my son recently, while he was away on a scouting adventure camp. During very first big trip (3 weeks) away, he had some exhilarating experiences and had grown up a lot. At one point towards the end of the camp, he called and expressed to…

Strong men

This week the world lost another. One of the few remaining. It was to bound to happen, but not like this, not in this way. There are so few strong, humble ones remaining. It’s like the beginning of the end. This week, we attended the funeral of one of the…

To be a father is to be a visionary

This is for fathers at all stages.   While it might appear to be directed at new or first time fathers, the principles can be applied and reworked at any stage. In fact, the starting point for this was fathers who are in the thick of it, and realise they…