Faith, Family, and Fatherhood — Children

Natural Family Planning (NFP) from My Perspective

Posted by James Hahn on

Natural Family Planning (NFP) from My Perspective

Natural Family Planning (NFP) from My Perspective Meeting-Dating My wife and I kept up a long-distance relationship for a very long time before actually meeting in person.  She is from Louisiana and I'm from Ohio.  We chatted on the phone and online in chat rooms, where we met, back when the hardest part of our conversations was getting kicked offline and having to wait on the dial-up to reconnect. We met in person for the first time at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio for a Defending the Faith Conference.  Her parents traveled with her as did mine.  I think...

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When God Says, "NO"

Posted by James Hahn on

When God Says, "NO"

On this day, 7 years ago, my wife and I loaded up my Chevy Malibu and headed East to CHOP, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia leaving 4 kids behind with my parents.  It was a snowy day much like it is today here in Columbus and a very dangerous trip with plenty of wrecks and jack-knifed tractor trailers along the way. We traveled to CHOP for a 2nd opinion by a world-renown eye specialist after our daughter Catherine was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, cancer of the retina.  We prayed harder than ever before.  We begged the intercession of St. Lucy, on this...

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