Love can conquer all -- even February

Confessions of a Catholic Dad

An open letter to my kids as they head back to school

Summer was great, but it's time to get back to business.

Our journey home

Searching for grace as our vacation neared its conclusion

Warmth of the sun

Our vacation to Florida got off to a glorious start

Screaming for help at Mass

A call for suggestions on getting our 18-month-old to behave in church

And the award goes to ... my conscience

Watching the Oscars conflicted with my Lenten sacrifice

Fasting: Day 1

I wasn't sure I could make it through my first 24-hour fast, but I pushed on

Teen angel

My daughter turns 13 today, but I don't need your consolation

Learning to love

Despite being uncooperative for years, I'm trying to be more affectionate

Something to shout about

In our family, we are trying to be kinder to each other — and we are going broke ...

Lost and found

Our family has St. Anthony working overtime

Walking with Francis

Our family has taken the pledge to welcome the pope through prayer and action

Love thy neighbor

Appreciating our rotten neighbor kid and his amazing family

Back to school; back to chaos

Despite the early bedtimes resulting in quiet nights, getting my family back on ...