Pope Francis proclaimed 2021 “The Year of St. Joseph,” honoring the father of Jesus as a “creatively courageous” working dad.
Sometimes the suffering and pain I see overwhelm me. I sit in my cozy home, surrounded by a loving family, and watch the world burn.
One World, Many Religions, for grades 4 and up, explains the seven major religions of the world in a way that’s gentle, neutral, and inviting.
I look around our church and wonder why row after row of families make the effort to be there and if the effort is still worth it.
Science and religion are on a collision course in my household. I explained the evolution vs. creation issue as well as I could, thoroughly confusing my kids — and myself — in the process.
I would hardly be the first to compare a religious institution with parenthood but this specific church I spotted in Manhattan seemed to fit the comparison more than most.