From the January/February, 2001 issue of Touchstone
marriage The Christian Heart of Fatherhood by John M. Haas

The Christian Heart of Fatherhood

The Place of Marriage, Authority & Service in the Recovery of Fatherhood

by John M. Haas

The smell of the anesthetic gas, ether. The speck of a glowing orange ember in a black night. The pervasive smell of cigar smoke. Sights and smells that are sources of enduring comfort to three old men. Sights and smells that evoke a father’s love.

The cardinal archbishop who greeted me had grown frail with the years but had an intellect and wit as keen as a young man’s. At one point in our conversation he began to reminisce.

“You know,” he said, “my father would come home every day for lunch. I would look forward to his coming thr . . .


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