Catholic Husband

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A Father's Gratitude

Father and son boots

The life of a stay-at-home dad isn’t easy. It’s much more difficult than I imagined it would be. My days are in constant motion. I get out of bed at 5 am, because if I don’t have time for myself before 7 am, I won’t see another moment until after 7 pm.
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Big Finishes Don't Require Big Starts

Race track starting line

I used to think that the running storyline in Forrest Gump was absurd. One day Forrest starts running. He runs to the end of his driveway, city limits, county line, state line, and eventually to the coast. Then he does it again. No plan, no idea, just a singular goal. December 18th, 2016 changed that for me.Read Article

The Impact of A Great Confession

Sunrise over an open field

Each time I move to a new place, there are two people that I need to find. The first is a great barber and the second is a great confessor. Finding these two critical people in my life is never easy.
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On Hiatus

Surise in an Italian village

Five years ago, I started this project. My transition out of the workforce was on the horizon, and I wanted something to work on while Benedict was sleeping. What followed evolved into a body of work consisting of 745 individual blog posts and two full-length books. Catholic Husband has perfectly chronicled the struggles, challenges, and successes of my life over these years. I’ve been a newlywed, a new dad, and now, a (more) mature father of two.Read Article