My favorite priest-writer Fr. Jerry Orbos has once again struck my innermost passion as a father with his latest Sunday article coinciding with the celebration of the Feast of Sto. Nino.
Fr. Orbos wrote:
“Is your child well-fed?” Good question. “Is your child well-led?” A doubly good question. Someone once said that children are like wet cement—whatever falls on them becomes a part of them, forever. Raising children who will become good persons, God-fearing citizens of our country, and responsible stewards of nature is the mission of each and every parent.
Now that is a straight-forward reminder about my mission over all other missions I wanted to accomplish.
God bless us all parents in our primary and most holy mission.
To read the entire article, please use this link - http://opinion.inquirer.net/inquireropinion/columns/view/20110115-314692/Bless-the-children