How Loving Mother’s Make Their Sons into Mama’s Boys

How Loving Mother’s Make Their Sons into Mama’s Boys

As I argue in Leaving Boyhood Behind, it's not just fathers and sons who need the wisdom of the rite of passage. Mothers need it too. A boy's transition away from his mother into manhood can be very difficult for a mother, due to the unique relationship a mother shares with her child. The growth of a boy into manhood can even be an experience of de...

By Mr. Jason Craig - 03 18 2020
Dominion, Domination, And Your Need For Vulnerable Brotherhood

Dominion, Domination, And Your Need For Vulnerable Brotherhood

This article is an adaptation from Leaving Boyhood Behind (OSV, 2019). Genesis, the beginning of the story of salvation, can be understood as a battle over the meaning of power. God created the entire world and then sets man “in dominion” over it. This world is not democratic but is assigned rulers. The fish and birds rule the sea and air,...

By Mr. Jason Craig - 07 20 2021
Zika – Proof Women Are Not Equal to Men

Zika – Proof Women Are Not Equal to Men

Catholics have been relishing in the truth for a long time.  Millennia actually.  I was raised in a very typical American way, complete with Beavis and Butthead and education for the sake of big mortgages – not exactly experiences in relishing truth.  Not until I became a Catholic in my young adult years did I really learned to think.  Cathol...

By Mr. Jason Craig - 04 01 2016