What does it mean to be a Catholic family in today’s world? Just in time for the visit of Pope Francis to the World Meeting of Families, Father Robert Hater explains that families come in all configurations and that we all have a family to celebrate. He offers practical tips for enhancing your family’s Catholic identity and helps you to recognize that, while every family has its imperfection, each is a community of people who can help one another on the road to holiness. He offers practical suggestions for family activities and gives you a new understanding of your family’s role in the Church and in your own life.
Fr. Robert Hater is a Cincinnati diocesan priest and the author of more than twenty-five books. He has studied, researched, and lectured on Catholic evangelization since the 1970s. He is a widely respected lecturer, having given keynote addresses and seminars in almost every state in the union, besides lecturing outside of the United States in the areas of spirituality, evangelization, catechesis, and ministry. He is professor emeritus at the University of Dayton and a professor of pastoral and systematic theology at the Athenaeum of Ohio in Cincinnati. Recipient of numerous honors and awards, he holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from St. John’s University in New York