Common Mistakes

1.  Giving too much and expecting too little. In a Time and CNN poll, two-thirds of American parents said they think they’ve spoiled their children. In many homes, adults are doing all the giving, kids all the taking.  That’s a recipe for producing self-centered, entitled kids like the two teenage daughters who, when their single-parent mother asked for…

A Homily by Pope Francis

Here, before this altar dedicated to Mary Queen of Peace, on this mountain from which we can see the city and the sea beyond, we are part of a great multitude, a sea of faces come from Mauritius and other islands of this Indian Ocean region to hear Jesus preach the Beatitudes. We have come…