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Husbands Day

Fathers Day is a day for honoring fathers. But I would like to take a step back and honor men as husbands.

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The True Meaning of Marriage

The stampede is on. Our elected senators who have stood courageous in their refusal to capitulate on the state's presumption to redefine marriage are reporting unrelenting pressure to cave-in.

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Where Have The Good Men Gone?

Not so long ago, the average American man in his 20s had achieved most of the milestones of adulthood: a high-school diploma, financial independence, marriage and children.

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Marriage: A Way to Heaven

Today is Marriage Sunday and the Archbishop has asked us to preach on marriage, and our pastor in turn has asked me to address this topic, probably because I am married.

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The Romance of Domesticity

As with Manicheanism in the time of Augustine, so in our own time there lurks a dangerous heresy that twists both the truth and a good many lives. I call that heresy Romanticism.

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Truly priceless St. Valentine's Day gifts

Based on working with thousands of couples over the past 34 years, I would like to offer suggestions for priceless gifts that you can give to your spouse this Valentine's Day. These are the gifts of virtues that will strengthen your personality, marriage, children and society.

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What is Marriage?

Marriage understood as the conjugal union of husband and wife really serves the good of children, the good of spouses, and the common good of society. The arguments against this view fail while the arguments for it succeed.

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Habits for a Happy Marriage

In my 34 years of working with Catholic couples, I have observed seven major conflicts that create severe marital stress. The good news is that these weaknesses can be overcome.

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