Good grounding and large families: two great gifts in the Church

Good grounding and large families: two great gifts in the Church

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   The prayers at a wedding make reference to providing children with a good upbringing and to ‘the enjoyment of procreation’. It may be that the Fathers of the Church, by and large, praise the superiority of virginity over marriage, but at the same time they consider...

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A Mother’s Day Meditation

A Mother’s Day Meditation

It’s Mother’s Day weekend, and I’m in a horrible mood. The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. And the social media posts are dripping with sentiment and joy. Everywhere I turn, commercials on radio, TV, even promotions in the yoga studio where I practice and teach are taunting me...

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Expectations of Fatherhood Today

Expectations of Fatherhood Today

Is the role of fatherhood getting in the way of parenting? Are you terrified at the thought of an emotional connection? Listen as our guest host, Emmy Louvaris, speaks with George Papageorge, a marriage and family therapist in Pleasanton, CA, on fatherhood and the challenges men face when they ​pay too...

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