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I recall with much vividness Sept 11, 2001. It was a surreal day that will always be remembered for all the evil and destruction at the hands of terrorists. Although violence has occurred since the beginning of time, this organized and premeditated act shocked the world and instilled a heightened fear of terrorism. I was ...read more
This week on Perspectives: The Weekly Edition, Pedro assembles his parenting panel, Patrick Douglas, Gillian Kantor and Jason Gennaro, to discuss how Catholic parents should discipline their kids and also give some helpful suggestions. Due to the Consistory for New Cardinals, we will be airing a special Friday edition of Perspectives Daily at 7:00 pm ET / ...read more
One of the biggest challenges families face today is the question of how to educate one’s kids. How do you explain to them what is right and wrong? Discipline nowadays is sometimes a misunderstood and linked to old models that some would consider violence. As Catholics we compromise to teach to our kids Catholic values, explain to ...read more
Are you a mother trying to cope in today’s hectic world? This week on S+L Radio we speak with Dorothy Pilarski about her new book “Motherhood Matters“. And if you’re wondering about the purpose of your life, we’ll also speak to Ken Yasinski, founder of Face2Face Ministries. He tells us about his book “The Fullness ...read more
Should Catholics celebrate Halloween? That’s the question that Pedro asks Patrick Douglas, father of six, and Jason Gennaro, father of five, this week on Perspectives: The Weekly Edition. This question received a lot of feedback on Facebook; there are strong opinions and they range in the types of objections raised. One thing that seems to ...read more
We know the Catholic Church teaching on sex – even non-Catholics could quickly repeat the mantra, “No sex before marriage.” But how many of us can answer, with confidence and understanding, the “Why?” to that same teaching? On this upcoming episode of Word for Word, we open up books exploring the Theology of the Body, ...read more