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God our Father, We give you thanks and praise for fathers young and old. We pray for young fathers, newly embracing their vocation; May they find courage and perseverance to balance work, family and faith in joy and sacrifice. We pray for our own Fathers around the world whose children

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 24, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- Edmond Ilg, 62, has been a father since the birth of his son in 1986. But on June 21, he became a “father” in a whole new sense: Edmond was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese

CNA Staff, Jun 21, 2020 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- In a video message Thursday, Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix urged prayers for fathers ahead of Father’s Day, saying that fatherhood is the “mission of every man.” “In the time of the current pandemic and social unrest, in a society

We celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16, 2019. We think of the strength of a father, his guiding hand, his wisdom, his help. God the Father gave up his only Son, Jesus Christ, so that we might be saved through him. He provides an example of the very vocation

June is the month for celebrating fathers. Father’s Day is June 16 this year. We grow up hearing that the model father is St. Joseph, and this is true. But what can we learn from a man who never is quoted in the Gospels? Let’s take a closer look at

The Cincinnati Men’s Conference will be held at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish on June 15, 2019: A perfect half-day bonding experience for fathers and sons on Father’s Day weekend. This year’s theme is Being A Family Man. Early Bird ticket specials available now, which make the perfect Christmas gift for

A Fathers’s Day Prayer St. Joseph, guardian of Jesus and chaste husband of Mary, you passed your life in loving fulfillment of duty. You supported the holy family of Nazareth with the work of your hands. Kindly protect those who trustingly come to you. You know their aspirations, their hardships,

Americans are justly proud of the freedoms secured by the first ten amendments to our Constitution, collectively known as the Bill of Rights. And freedom of religion is cited first: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof . . .” However,

  Mothers and grandmothers are showered with affection and gifts on their special day each May.  While fathers and grandfathers also are often the recipient of gifts, ties, and tools, what most of us really crave — appreciation — rarely makes the gift wrap table. The culture has changed dramatically

By Greg Hartman The Catholic Telegraph School is out and summer is in full swing. Here are some fun, wholesome activities the whole family can enjoy in June. Sunday Father’s Day June 21st: Make a picture of St. Joseph, or go to a Catholic bookstore to get a medal or