This Father’s Day, we all need to take an honest look at ourselves and ask, “Are we doing enough?”
The Iron Disciples group focuses on our roles as husbands, fathers, and most importantly, disciples of God. We don’t have any strict rules or format. We bring our experiences, troubles, and triumphs to the table, and we talk it out. These aren’t Holy Rollers, they aren’t clergy, they aren’t “Holier than thou”. They are real, everyday men.
Don’t think you need a fellowship group in your life? Can’t bring yourself to break down that wall to your heart? Trust me, I was there. I will tell you exactly why I need this group and you might too.
Google does not always do right. But this time they did.
They are now rejecting ads for pornography and porn apps.
This is at least in part to the prompting of advocacy groups, like Porn Harms Action.
Catholic dads, indeed all men of faith, should support the good work of this group. Go and check them out to find out how you can help.
I was a boy living my own life for a long time. Christ had always been a “part” of my life but for a long time, He was nowhere near the top of my list. That all changed when my daughter was born. While my wife was pregnant, I had flirted with my faith again but I was more or less going through the motions.
My oldest graduated from high school this past weekend. As graduation approached, the feeling was surreal. We were going through a dramatic change. She is moving-on. She already has a job for the summer, and will start taking on the responsibilities of an adult. In late August, she leaves for college. She is most definitely entering a new exciting phase, and the role of her dad is changing.
Randy Hain has written a new book for Catholic men. I review it here, along with the reasons that you may want to get this one. In a world where it is tough to be a man, and even harder to be an authentic Catholic man, it is important to have resources that help you along the way. This is one of those resources.