Men as Spiritual Leaders
Sep 22, 2021
In this episode, our hosts explore a topic close to each of their hearts: men as the spiritual leaders of the family. We fight a spiritual battle, with spiritual resources, knowing our Triune God goes before us. Mari, Craig, and John revisit chapter 3 of Genesis highlighting man’s unique role as defender of the Faith.
- Key Scripture: Ephesians, chapters 5 and 6.
- Chapter 3 of Genesis: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/genesis/3
- Dr. Meg Meeker’s book, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know https://www.ignatius.com/Strong-Fathers-Strong-Daughters-P2203.aspx
- From CCC (Catechism of the Catholic Church) paragraph 1666:
The Christian home is the place where children receive the first proclamation of the faith. For this reason the family home is rightly called “the domestic church,” a community of grace and prayer, a school of human virtues and of Christian charity.
How to Keep Your Marriage Out of the Tribunal
Sep 15, 2021
Very Rev. Daniel Ketter, JCL, the Judicial Vicar of the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, provides encouragement and hope to couples who want to keep improving their marital relationship. In a lively and informal discussion, Father Ketter identifies four strategies to keep your marriage off his desk.
- Father Ketter is reading “Impossible” Marriages Redeemed by Leila Miller https://www.leilamiller.net/impossiblemarriagesredeemedpdf
“Tools for Building a Domestic Church” https://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/vocations/parents/tools-for-building-a-domestic-church
Key Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4; Matthew 5:1-12
The Memorare: Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my mother; to thee do I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me. Amen.
The Art of Living with Dr. Edward Sri
Sep 8, 2021
Dr. Edward Sri, husband, father, and theologian, discusses his new book on the virtues, The Art of Living: The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love. Dr. Sri shares personal examples of the three ways we grow in virtue to live and love well in our marriages and families.