Tender Tidings Online Magazine–Great (Free) Catholic Parenting Resource!

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Parenting is tough.  Being a faithful Catholic parent in today's world is even tougher.  That's why I'm honored to help get the word out about my friend, Kim Cameron-Smith's terrific resource for Catholic moms and dads.Tender Tidings Magazine Spring 2013 is now available!  It’s full of insight about living out your gentle parenting path and it’s free!  This issue is devoted to the topic of self-care.  I (Dr. Greg) have an article in this issue on the difference between guilt and shame.  Don’t … [Read more...]

Why, yes, Mr. Reporter, of course Catholics have women priests.

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An acquaintance of mine who works in public relations was bemoaning a conversation with a producer for a liberal cable news outlet. The producer asked my friend if the Catholic speakers she represents would be prepared to discuss the likelihood of women priests under a new pontificate.  She, of course, was frustrated and annoyed.  I, on the other hand, see an awesome opportunity.As a therapist, I spend a lot of time contemplating gender issues and the war between the sexes.  As a Catholic, es … [Read more...]

Marriage… Good for What Ails You?

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"It is not good for man to be alone" (Gen 2:18).We often think of that scripture in spiritual terms, but our souls are intimately entwined with our bodies to the degree that you can't meaningfully talk about one without discussing the other.  Or, that is, you can, but then you're talking about death--that unnatural separation of body and soul.The upshot, of course, is that whatever affects the body affects the soul in some way and whatever affects the body affects the soul as well.  It s … [Read more...]

Catholicism and Psychology–Perfect Together?

Welcome Readers!In preparing to write the inaugural post for this blog, a re-imagined version of an old,  popular candy commercial popped into my mind…SCENE: A shrink and a Catholic priest are walking around a grocery store. They absentmindedly bump into each other and their purchases fall on the floor, getting all mixed together.SHRINK: You’ve got your chocolate in my mayo!PASTOR: You’ve got your mayo in my chocolate!TOGETHER: Hey! THAT’S…. DISGUSTING!!!There are any num … [Read more...]


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