Is holding someone accountable a virtue?

One of the most challenging situations a person can face is holding someone accountable for their actions. Rarely does someone want to be told what they can or cannot do.

Are you isolating yourself from your children?

There comes a time when parents simply want some quiet time to themselves. Handling the rigors of parenthood can take a physical and spiritual toll. What can lead this desire toward the stages of sinful behavior is the intention of deliberately isolating ourselves from caring and teaching our children, which is a subtle but troubling trend I’ve witnessed over the last several years. 

Does catechesis have a place within evangelization?

Thirty-eight years ago, St. John Paul II explained “the definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch but in communion, in intimacy, with Jesus Christ; only He can lead us to the love of the Father in the Spirit and make us share in the life of the Holy Trinity” (Catechesis in Our Time, 5).