Are Your Kids Protected Against MTD?

In their book Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers (2005), Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton revealed the results of extensive interviews with young Americans. They learned that the teenagers, regardless of their faith traditions, had more or less synthesized their beliefs into their own “religion”, what the authors called Moralistic […]

Don’t Sweat the Details

In today’s Gospel, Jesus answers the questions of the Sadducees that were intended to trap Him. He speaks about the Resurrection and heaven. “The children of this world take wives and husbands, but those who are judged worthy of a place in the other world and of the resurrection do not marry because they can […]

Sunday Morning Blues

The hour before Sunday Mass is the unholiest hour of the week. At least, it always was at our house. What a commotion! In the early days, it was like herding cats, chasing little ones around, combing hair, brushing teeth… and always a last minute diaper change. A few years later, it was kids clinging […]