For Father’s Day: What It Means to Be a Dad

From the great Grassroots Films comes this short video that sums it all up beautifully. Happy Father’s Day, dads. (And a special prayerful wish for my own dad, shown here with a future deacon and my sister over 50 years ago…) [Read more...]

For Father’s Day: Father-Son Clergy in Kansas!

Details:  The ordination of 10 men as permanent deacons in the Diocese of Salina includes a man whose son is studying for the priesthood. That will be a first in the diocese and an event that both Ron Lehman and his son Brent of Manhattan are eagerly awaiting. “I’m excited to see it happen. It’s [Read More...]

For Father’s Day: Harry Chapin’s son talks about “Cat’s in the Cradle”

Below, Harry Chapin performs what may be his best-known and most enduring song — and the subject of it, his son, talks about his father, who died when he was very young. Meantime, there’s great information about how the song came to be at this website, quoting Chapin’s wife, Sandy, who wrote the poem that [Read More...]

Happy Father's Day, Dad

We love you and miss you. 50 years ago: Summer 1961 [Read more...]