When Brett and Maria Ammerman of Parker, Colo., were raising the four oldest of their eight children 20 years ago, the Catholic faith was important to them, but it was farther down on the priority list than volleyball and other sports.
Now, as the couple brings up their four younger children, they’ve bumped volleyball out of the No. 1 spot in favor of living the faith as a family and passing it on to their kids.
When their older children were growing up, Maria said, “We would attend church, and they would have religion class, and they received the sacraments — but our family life was more driven by the world than it was driven by our faith in every aspect,” she said. None of the...READ MORE