Tag Archives: sacrament

Be Fruitful and Multiply

Fans of Stuff’s latest about having lots of kids might find these articles interesting. Bucking the norm, some families think big Itís barely a blip on the nationís demographic radar ó 11 percent of U.S. births in 2004 were to women who already had three children, up from 10 percent in 1995. But there seems […]

The Vocation of Marriage and Parenthood

When Funky encouraged me to write a post about my desire for a large family and my friendships with people who already have large families, I could hardly believe my good fortune: this is my opportunity to fulfill my subversive plot to…..(cue B movie horror music)……change Ales Rarus into a MOMMY BLOG!!! (maniacal laughter echoing). […]

Two Years Ago Today

I do.

Ipsane Res Loquitur?

My atheist buddy Peter (who long-time readers might remember as Theomorph) has provided a lot of food for thought recently. I’d like to know what my theist readers think of his ruminations.

“This Saying is Hard”

This past Sunday, the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, we read the feminists’ favorite passage from Ephesians 5 (the full version). Brothers and sisters:Be subordinate to one another out of reverence for Christ. Wives should be subordinate to their husbands as to the Lord.For the husband is head of his wifejust as Christ is head […]