Magazine: Evangelizing the Family! Winter 2015, Issue 3

By John B. Manos / January 1, 2016 /

Where do we go from here? For the two earlier issues, we looked at all the attacks on the family, and analyzed the importance of the family. Issue 3 presents the solutions! Our last issue of the Bellarmine Forum magazine in 2015, “Evangelizing the Family,” lends itself to plenty of food for thought. You ask, why would…

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Magazine: THE FAMILY IN CRISIS! Summer 2015, Vol. V, Issue 2

By John B. Manos / October 14, 2015 /

Frightening. That is the only way to describe the upcoming issue of the Bellarmine Forum magazine, The Family in Crisis.  It is simply not for the faint of heart. The first issue in 2015, In Defense of the Family, plainly stated the traditional meaning of marriage and family life. This second issue clearly shows the satanic forces…

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Pope Francis on Rabbits and Large Families

By Landon DePasquale / January 28, 2015 /

In his recent trip to the Philippines, Pope Francis spoke forcefully on marriage and the family and sparked further headlines with his comment that Catholics should not “breed like rabbits.” Lost amidst the glaring headlines that the Holy Father has instructed Catholics to stop having kids are beautiful reflections on the family and its importance…

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A Skiff in Raging Waters & Grace and The Value of Suffering in Marriage

By John M. DeJak / January 18, 2015 /

Author’s Note:  My wife Annie and I were honored to be asked by Fr. Nate Meyers and the good people of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Buffalo, MN to deliver a reflection on marriage for their annual Cana Dinner. It was a wonderful evening, and I commend our remarks (especially my bride’s!) to the friends of…

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From Under the Rubble…Race Hustlers Target Paul Ryan

By Christopher Manion / March 21, 2014 /

It’s an election year, and liberal pundits complain of listlessness, confusion, cowardice and more in their ranks. Not to worry, says Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer. He tells Meet the Press that the party will do fine this November – if Democrats turn out. But how to make sure they do, when their midterm turnout is…

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From Under the Rubble…Father Time

By Christopher Manion / December 30, 2013 /

  “The Holy Father lives in Rome, Why won’t Daddy live at home?” Welfare Lullaby It’s been a great year for the Holy Father. But a lot of fathers haven’t been so lucky. Or so holy. “In 1960, fewer than one in 10 children lived in a single-parent home,” writes Dr. Patrick Fagan, one of…

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Family Devotions for the Feast of the Holy Family

By John M. DeJak / December 30, 2011 /

Almighty and Eternal God, your fatherly tenderness never ceases to provide for our needs. We ask you to bestow on this our family the riches of your blessing. With the gift of your grace sanctify our family so that, faithful to your commandments, we will care for each other, give example to the world by…

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