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Faith, Family, and Fatherhood — 7 Habits

Habit #3 of Holy Catholic Families

Posted by James Hahn on

A few years ago a wonderful priest and friend of the family gave our boys a very expensive and complicated Lego set.  It wasn't your typical fire station or airplane.  This was a large Lamborghini Gallardo Police Car. We don't have those where I am from, maybe you do. The boys were so excited. They'd never seen anything like it before in their short lives, neither had I. As soon as Father had...

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Habit #2 of Holy Catholic Families

Posted by James Hahn on

Since we've built and moved into our home in 2005 the boys and I have worked on many projects together.  We built a chicken coop in 2006.  While Catherine was in the hospital for four months after her birth in 2008, we built brick patio to pass the time.  In 2010 we installed an above ground pool and built a deck around it.
2006 Chicken Coop
2008 Patio

I love these projects and the boys do as well. I...

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Habit #1 of Holy Catholic Families

Posted by James Hahn on

Thanks for continuing on this journey with our family as we explore the 7 Habits of Holy Catholic Families.  As we move forward I've chosen to outline each of the habits with the following format.

  1. The Habit – introduction and explanation.
  2. Memory Device – a way to commit the habit to memory (use ours or make up your own).
  3. Faith Connection – Where are some places we can find this habit in our Catholic...

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The 7 Habits of Holy Catholic Families

Posted by James Hahn on

In 1989 Stephen Covey introduced the world to The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.  Something must have struck a collective nerve for it to have sold 15 million copies in 38 languages.  In 1998 Stephen's son Sean wrote wrote a teen version which has become my favorite for it's language, style, and readability.

I was introduced to the Seven Habits in 2009 by my brother, Fr. William Hahn, and...

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