Family Life

December 1, 2013

How to Keep Holy the Sabbath Amid Youth Sports Schedules

Different families take varying approaches on how to live out the Third Commandment in contemporary America’s pro-Sunday-sports culture.

August 31, 2012

Romney Vows to Protect Life, Honor Institution of Marriage and Guarantee Freedom of Religion

Mitt Romney’s Aug. 30 address concluded the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., following his acceptance of the GOP nomination for president.

June 6, 2012

Pope: 'In the Family We Discover Our God-Given Vocation to Love'

The Holy Father reflected on World Meeting of Families in Milan at June 6 general audience.

June 4, 2012

Pope to Families: Love 'Is the Only Force That Can Truly Transform the World'

The Holy Father said 'family life is the first and irreplaceable school of social virtues, such as respect for persons, gratuitousness, trust, responsibility, solidarity, cooperation.' The next World Meeting of Families will take place in 2015 in Philadelphia.

June 2, 2012

Bringing Home the Gospel: How Families Can Benefit From the Daily Mass Readings

June 3 issue column

April 11, 2012

Why We Need McMansions

March 25, 2012

It Takes a Family

March 25 issue editorial relevant to the Solemnity of the Annunciation, March 26: what the Holy Family can teach modern families.

March 17, 2012

Valuable Vacations

March 11 issue Family Matters column. Said John Paul II, 'Vacations should be … seen as significant moments in the very existence of the person.'

January 20, 2012

Catholic Quarterback Philip Rivers Passes On the Faith

San Diego Chargers' star talks faith, family and football: 'Once I've received the Eucharist, then I'm prepared to go out and play.'

November 9, 2011

Parents: Beware the Danger of Peer Orientation

October 18, 2011

Pope's Tips for Doing Business

Economic values should support family life, Benedict says.

September 30, 2011

How to Capture Family Memories in Two Minutes Per Day

September 14, 2011

Homeschooling Magnifies Family Problems (and That's a Good Thing)

July 29, 2011

My Trip to Whole Foods: An Epic Saga

July 7, 2011

Archbishop Gomez: Laws Put Children at Risk

Recent column targets new or proposed rules regarding video games, STD vaccines, and lessons on homosexuality in the history curriculum.

June 6, 2011

Pope to Croatia: 'I Place All of You in the Hands of God'

Holy Father encourages the nation to fight secularism, be rooted in family life and witness to their vibrant faith. He especially encouraged young people to be witnesses for Christ.

May 2, 2011

John Paul II Beatified on a Family Day