May 2023

Young mom pushing son on tricycle

Dear Reader: Honoring Parents

This month, we lift up all those parents—moms and dads—who are doing their best to raise their children, despite all the hurdles they face. 
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Man pushes his son

Parenting Kids with Autism 

This father shares how the journey of supporting his two sons with special needs has enriched and informed his faith.
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Illustration of Phoebe

Has the Time Come for Women Deacons? 

“Don’t quit,” a Vatican official once told Phyllis Zagano. She took his advice and continues to advocate for ordaining women as deacons in the Catholic Church. 
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Celebrating a More Meaningful Cinco de Mayo

Every May, with spring in its full glory and many of us rejoicing over the warmer temperatures and sunshine, the exuberance of Cinco de Mayo seems to arrive just in time.
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Let Us Pray: Presence and Surrender

As I gave our son his nightly bath, my wife, Lauren (who I call La La), showered in the other bathroom. It dawned on me: Is this the only time she gets to herself each day? Those 15 minutes in ...
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Jesus walking with his disciples

How Jesus Avoided Burnout

Jesus set the example for addressing stress and fear.
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