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St. Joseph: A Model for Fathers

This Sunday, June 18, we honor the men who are fathers in our lives, and especially our own fathers. Both parents fulfill specific, essential roles within the family, which we see demonstrated foremost by the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph within the Holy Family. Nevertheless, research has shown that the specific presence of the father in the home is incredibly important for a child’s development. Children with absent fathers are at greater risk for a number of risk factors, [...]