By Brett Salkeld
This is the last of a three-part series.
In this third of a series on raising kids Catholic I want to talk about some of the particular challenges our culture presents to us as Catholic parents trying to pass on the faith to our children. Can we identify with some precision certain cultural factors that are working against us, so as to effectively counter them?
It would be too easy to simply compile a list of complaints about contemporary culture. What I hope to do instead is to identify one key issue and show how it relates to several problems. I do not argue that it’s the only issue, but that it is a foundational one important for us to understand and address.
We live in a time of confusion about the relationship between faith and reason. For that reason we are seeing both a crisis of faith and a crisis of reason. The Catholic tradition has the best resources for addressing this. I believe our odds of raising our kids in the faith go...Read More