Join Dr. Gerry and Dr. Peter as they discuss ways that you can positively change your family system as well as a step-by-step method to live out virtues.
a mother's authority he confirms over her sons.
Whoever honors his father atones for sins,
and preserves himself from them.”
heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.”
as is proper in the Lord.
Husbands, love your wives,
and avoid any bitterness toward them.”
for those who sought the child's life are dead.
He rose, took the child and his mother,
and went to the land of Israel.”
- God calls us to the Holy Family’s level of perfection but doesn’t discount how difficult that might be within broken family systems.
- Subordination of wives to husbands is often a difficult verse within traditional Catholic marriages. Although final authority is needed, husbands are also called to love their wives as Christ loves His Church
- A husband must not simply excise his desires and authority but put his wife’s interests above his own as Joseph protects Mary and Jesus. Mary is joyfully obedient because she knows Joseph loves her and is looking out for her and Baby Jesus first.
- We need to proactively make changes within our family systems to move toward the perfection and virtues God wants for us.
What is Be with the Word?
“Be With The Word” is a weekly podcast from Souls and Hearts with Dr. Peter Malinoski, clinical psychologist, and Dr. Gerry Crete, marriage and family therapist. The hosts delve into human and psychological issues that surface in the upcoming Sunday Mass readings.