When You Pray For Your Child

The art of effective communication implies willingness to genuinely respect each other’s position and recognize one’s dignity as a fellow human. Proverbs offers the following counsel on effective communication, prudence, and fidelity: 

Seven things I would tell my son as he enters seminary

One of the most endearing gifts we possess as human beings is being an imprint of God’s image. The irony of this gift is that it’s often overlooked or taken for granted. The truth is, through our Baptism, we receive this distinctive mark that can never be removed.

Strengthening your child’s conscience

How does a parent strengthen the moral conscience of his own child? 

Blessed Cardinal Newman describes the testimony of conscience as an echo of the voice of God enlightening each person to moral truth in specific situations. All of us have a duty to obey a right conscience over and above all considerations.