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Growing up has always had its difficulties, but young people today face a particularly challenging environment in our country–rising violence, such as riots and horrific school shootings; civil discourse that is increasingly uncivil; and a secularist culture that continues to push faith to the margins as weekly religious practice declines. …

August’s arrival means summer is wrapping up. Vacations are over and we’re headed back to routine, with a little more structure than a month ago. Our noses are back at the grindstone for work, school and practices—and that means busyness. Days fly between August and May, with us dashing between …

Preparing to marry the love of your life and enter into your vocation is an exciting time of life! Along with that excitement, however, can also come a lot of unexpected stress and preoccupation. How do we best prepare ourselves for marriage? When should we get married? What should the …

There are thousands of tips and techniques out there for all aspects of parenting. But the single most important one gives meaning and purpose to the joys and struggles of everyday life: eternal salvation! God has given us charge over our children for His good purpose; namely, to teach them …

When I look at photos of my children at summer’s beginning and then turn to the quickly-growing people standing before me at the school year’s start, I’m always taken aback. I shouldn’t be—after all, over summer everyone goes up a shoe size or two. It’s bittersweet to watch our children …

Crecer siempre ha tenido sus dificultades, pero los jóvenes de hoy enfrentan un entorno particularmente desafiante en nuestro país–el aumento de la violencia, los disturbios y los horribles tiroteos en las escuelas; el discurso civil que es cada vez más incivil; y una cultura secularista que continúa empujando la fe …

I’ve been a bit emotional while working on this particular issue of the magazine. You see, when it comes to mothers and kids—in utero to toddlers, tweens, teens and everything in between—my mama heart often empathizes to the point of pain. This is your first child and he has a …

On May 2, 2022, Politico, an online magazine, published a leaked draft majority opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which tests Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. Written by Associate Justice Samuel Alito, the Dobbs opinion holds that Roe v. Wade “was egregiously wrong …

“Pro-life” is not just a slogan or even a philosophy; it is the Christian way of life that respects, defends and promotes what Pope St. John Paul II called “the dignity of every human person, at every moment and in every condition of that person’s life” (Evangelium vitae 81). This issue …

“Pro-vida” no es sólo un eslogan o incluso una filosofía; es el modo de vida cristiano que respeta, defiende y promueve lo que el Papa San Juan Pablo II llamó “la dignidad de cada persona humana, en todo momento y condición de su vida” (Evangelium Vitae 81). Esta edición de …