Patrick takes on a complex situation involving a father, his ex-wife, and their children who are caught between different faiths. A concerned father seeks advice on how to navigate the delicate balance of honoring his Catholic faith while also supporting his children’s relationship with their mother, who has been exploring different religious beliefs. As the conversation unfolds, Patrick addresses the conflicts that arise when kids are caught in the middle of diverging religious paths and offers heartfelt guidance on how to protect the Catholic identity of the children. Join us as we explore the challenges and complexities of faith, family, and parental responsibility in the midst of delicate religious dynamics.
- Cheryl – Abortion and Starving Children: As Catholics, we believe it is never okay to do evil for an end good.
- John – I go to Catholic Church and I’ve never heard a priest talk about the issue of abortion.
- Denise – Why would someone wait to have an abortion till right before birth? I didn’t think of this until the Ohio issue was passed.
- Andrea – Our Priest went to town talking about the abortion issue and we knocked on people’s doors. Our Parish did fight.
- Matt – Ohio Proposition goes further than abortion. It prevents parents from being involved with their children’s abortions or sex changes.
- Royal’s Dad – Is it okay to receive the bread and grape juice in a Baptist Church if we are Catholic? My mom is Baptist but my dad is Catholic. (31:26)
- Anne – I think late term abortions happen because they find a deformity in some way and decide to abort their child. My friend aborted her child with down syndrome even thought I said I would have adopted her.
- Anne – My son is a teacher at a Catholic school, but has autism. He is struggling to retain jobs. Can I tell his boss that he has mental disabilities?